COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating after authorities say a Cottageville police cruiser lost control and struck three vehicles.
The accident happened at 10:40 a.m. when the cruiser, which was running its emergency lights and sirens, was going south on Highway 17 A near Sally Ackerman Road.
According to SCHP officials, the cruiser lost control and hit a Nissan Altima that was heading northbound.
The cruiser then struck a log truck which went off the road and struck a pole.
SCHP authorities reported that the cruiser then hit a pick up truck.