News: Hit-and-run driver hits Charleston County Sheriff’s patrol car
Published on January 28th, 2021
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC – A hit-and-driver hit two vehicles, including a Charleston County Sheriff’s Office patrol car, on N. Rhett Avenue on the morning of Thursday, January 28, 2021.
#BREAKING: Highway Patrol is investigating a crash w/ injuries on North Rhett Ave near 526.
In the video, it appears a @ChasCoSheriff’s office vehicle was involved in the crash — possibly head-on.
We’ve reached out for more information. @Live5News
🎥: Steven Harper pic.twitter.com/n9JfiW76Md
— Michal Higdon (@MichalHigdon) January 28, 2021
According to WCSC, an unknown vehicle sideswiped a 2009 Toyota Camry on North Rhett Avenue at Wright Street around 7:11 a.m. Then the unknown vehicle traveled into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a 2019 Dodge Charger, which was a Charleston County Sheriff’s Office patrol car. Police report the instigating driver fled the crash scene.
Both the driver of the Toyota and CCSO driving the Dodge were transported to the Medical University of South Carolina for non-life threatening injuries.
Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.
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