N. Charleston cop recovering at MUSC after wreck

Published: Feb. 8, 2013 at 5:59 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 8, 2013 at 9:49 PM EST
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NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - The North Charleston Police Department said the officer injured after wrecking his car in North Charleston while responding to a call suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the accident happened at 12:17 a.m. on Friday at the intersection of Dorchester Road and Industrial Drive.

Police department spokesman Spencer Pyror said the officer was responding to a call and lost control of his cruiser.

According to the highway patrol, the police cruiser hit a pile of standing water, hydroplaned then hit a pole. Highway patrol officials said the officer had to be extracted.

The officer was taken to MUSC for treatment.  He remains there Friday.

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