Police searching for driver after N. Charleston chase ends in crash

VIDEO: Police searching for driver who ran away after chase, crash

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - North Charleston police are searching for a person who led police on a chase and ran away after a crash Wednesday morning.

An officer tried to stop a vehicle at Dorchester Road and Cross County Road around 7:44 a.m. and the driver took off in the car, North Charleston Police spokesman Karley Ash said.

Police chased the vehicle until it crashed into a structure in the 4600 block of Lowell Drive and the driver then ran away on foot, Ash said.

A short distance away, police searched in the Peppermill Apartments complex between the 1400 and 1500 buildings where witnesses reported seeing at least five patrol cars and a forensics SUV were seen in the area.

The driver of the vehicle has not yet been found, Ash said.

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