FORT MILL, SC – At least four people have been injured in a two-vehicle accident that resulted from a car chase Wednesday morning, according to WSOC-TV.
The Fort Mill Police Department reports that the accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 160 and Highway 21 bypass just before 5:00 AM on June 30th. 28-year-old Patrick McManus had been driving a black GMC with two occupants inside when the police attempted to pull him over and he fled. McManus was driving 70 to 90 miles per hour when he sped through a red light and struck a Honda CRV that had the right of way. The CRV overturned multiple times as a result.
McManus, the driver of the CRV, and the two occupants in the black GMC were all injured and taken to the hospital. The identity and condition of the driver of the CRV is unknown.
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department states that McManus and his two companions were wanted for robbery.
McManus is being charged with felony flee to elude and firearm possession by a felon.
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