Deputy crashes patrol car into pole, SCHP investigating

Murphy (Source: CCSO)
Murphy (Source: CCSO)

GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) - A Charleston County deputy is resting at home after crashing his patrol car on Highway 52 near Goose Creek Saturday evening.

According to John Clark with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, deputy Jared Murphy was traveling southbound on Highway 52 when his patrol car left the roadway and struck a pole.

Murphy sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the single-car accident. Murphy was transported to the Medical University Hospital and released later that night.

Clark said Murphy would return to work as soon as he is cleared by doctors to do so.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. Murphy has been a member of the sheriff's office for three years.

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