Two women crash cars into people after fights

Friday, July 11, 2003

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. -- A woman rammed her car into two people after a bar fight just days after a similar incident outside a movie theater killed one teen and seriously injured another in the same small town, police said.

"It's just a horrible coincidence," said Summerville police Lt. Craig Legates. "If you told me Sunday night before I went to bed that all this would happen, I would have told you that you were crazy."

The latest crash followed a fight in a bar around 4 a.m. Wednesday, police said.

According to the police report, Michelle Floyd, 29, climbed into her car with another woman, said "I'll settle this," and ran into Kenneth Campbell and Alison Hubbard.

Police said the two were carried several feet on the hood of Floyd's car before Campbell, 39, fell off and hit his head on the pavement. He was hospitalized in stable condition Thursday. Hubbard, 23, had cuts and scrapes.

Floyd was charged with felony driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident causing great bodily injury, Summerville Police Sgt. Steve Ptak said. She did not yet have a lawyer at a hearing Thursday.

On Sunday, in what police say was a strikingly similar case in the same town, a car police say was driven by Curtis Stock's ex-girlfriend hit Stock, 17, and his girlfriend Cynthia Bowen, 17, outside a theater.

Bowen was killed, and Stock was hospitalized in intensive care at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. A hospital spokeswoman said Thursday the family had requested no information be released about his condition.

Stock's ex-girlfriend, Rebecca Oswalt, 18, of North Charleston, was charged with murder and assault and battery with intent to kill.

Witnesses told police in Summerville, a town of 30,000 about 20 miles northwest of Charleston, that Oswalt ran over Bowen and Stock as they walked away following a heated argument.

"Obviously, the dynamics of these two incidents are completely different, but the coincidence is unreal," Legates said.

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