Drunk driver pleaded guilty for seriously injuring a student

The drunk driver involved in an accident that seriously injured a teenager in South Carolina recently pleaded guilty to felony DUI, an article on manninglive.com reported October 20.

Reports said Clarence Vaughn, 49, was sentenced to six years imprisonment for seriously injuring the then 16-year-old Brittani Steen in January of 2012. Steen had to undergo surgery after sustaining a collarbone fracture, broken legs, and possible injuries of the liver and spleen. Vaughn will additionally be prohibited from drinking alcohol for the three years of probation he must serve after completing his jail term.

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