Driver arrested for suspicion of DUI after colliding with Georgetown Police cruiser

VIDEO: Driver arrested for suspicion of DUI after colliding with Georgetown Police cruiser

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCSC) - A Georgetown Police officer was treated and released Friday after being rear-ended by a driver who was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence.

The police department’s Facebook page states Georgetown Police Sgt. Scott Scogin was in his police cruiser in front of the Walgreens on Frasier Street helping a disabled motorist when his cruiser was struck from the rear by another driver.

EMS took Scogin to an area hospital for an evaluation after the accident, and approximately 90 minutes after the initial post went up, police said Scogin had been released.

The driver of the other vehicle was arrested by the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the post states. The driver’s identity has not yet been released.

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