Deputies: Pursuit of suspicious vehicle ends in crash

Deputies: Pursuit of suspicious vehicle ends in crash

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A Dorchester County deputy was involved in an accident after attempting to pursue a suspicious vehicle.

The deputy responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle at the intersection of Highway 78 and Richardson Avenue at approximately 3:45 a.m. Saturday, according to Dorchester Chief Deputy Sam Richardson.

After the deputy made contact with the driver, the vehicle fled the scene and the deputy followed in pursuit, which ended when the deputy's vehicle collided with another vehicle, he said.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

An administrative investigation by the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office is also underway.

It is not clear whether the driver of the reported vehicle has been apprehended.

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