Fatal wreck shuts down northbound lanes of Ravenel Bridge (Update: Lawsuit against Husk)

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Update: A settlement has been reached.

Update March 5: The family of Quentin Gregory Miller who died after his vehicle was struck by Adam Joseph Burnell's car has sued The Neighborhood Dining Group.

That group owns the downtown Charleston Husk restaurant where Burnell was an assistant manager.

The Charleston City Paper followed up and notes that the case pivots around an accusation that Husk allowed Burnell  to consume free drinks and did not try to stop him from driving home.

— Update by Ken Hawkins.

Update December 19: Live 5 News has information on both the DUI suspect and victim involved in Saturday morning's wreck on the bridge.

The police investigation revealed that the victim was 32-year-old Quentin Miller of Mt. Pleasant and the man suspected of rear ending Miller's mustang, causing it to spin out of control, is 32-year-old Adam Joseph Burnell of Mt. Pleasant.

Get all of the details, including photo and a video, here.

Update December 18: With the bridge officially back open, The Post and Courier has followed up with more details on the early morning accident that occurred on the Ravenel Bridge.

Adam Joseph Brunell of Mount Pleasant has been charged with a felony DUI.

ABC News 4 notes that the victim was Quentin Miller, 32, from Mount Pleasant who was rear-ended and died after the car stuck the wall several times, then erupting flames.

Burnell has been released on a $52,349 bond.

First reporting: Investigation into a fatal wreck that occurred just after 4 a.m. this morning has shut down the northbound lanes of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

According to Live 5 News, one person was killed in the accident.

No word yet on when the northbound lanes into Mount Pleasant will be reopened. 

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