Trooper involved in Bacons Bridge Road wreck

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - A major accident involving three cars and a South Carolina State Trooper shut down part of Bacons Bridge Road in Summerville on Monday morning.

According to the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office, three cars were involved in the accident around 7:10 a.m. The accident left an SC Highway patrol vehicle in a ditch.

Bacons Bridge Road at Lee Street was shut down, but has since reopened.

According to investigators, a car rear ended another vehicle which pushed the trooper's vehicle into the ditch.

The trooper involved in the accident has been identified as Christian P. Basel. He has been with Highway Patrol since 2011.

The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office is investigating the accident.

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