And just to keep it bizarre, it was also witnessed by professional hockey goalie Mike McKenna in Hilton Head: Continue reading
#CHS Twitter is an active bunch. If there’s a wreck, a rainbow or a celebrity standing on King Street – y’all are tweeting about it.
The one thing we don’t do enough of is put our phones down for a little while and get to know one another.
— Natalie Caula (@ncaula) July 10, 2013
Google went down for a lot of people Wednesday.
People immediately went to social media in search of answers. I’ve included some of the reaction below.
So did anyone else see the high speed chase on ladson road just now.
— Anthony lax (@anthonylax2790) July 9, 2013
A chase, a wreck, a manhunt. That was the scene on Ladson Road near North Charleston today.
I found out about it within minutes not because the police released information or because I saw it on a news site, but because several people tweeted about it.
That’s the world we live in now: even journalists lean on social media sites to help track and report stories because news travels so fast. If you’ve been following the Ladson Road story you’ll notice that the questions about what happened outnumbered the answers.
Ladson Road at Miles Jamison???Anybody know WTH is going on?? #chstraffic
— RSSMVILLE (@svillers22) July 9, 2013
A journalist wants to answer your questions as accurately as possible, even if police aren’t ready to release information, so you can decide what route home to take or whether you should take shelter.