Authorities release video of crash involving deputy, motorist

Published: May. 21, 2013 at 9:53 PM EDT|Updated: May. 22, 2013 at 12:12 AM EDT
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Scene of the accident. (Photo: Ann McGill)
Scene of the accident. (Photo: Ann McGill)
Still from dash camera video.
Still from dash camera video.

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities released dash camera video on Tuesday of a collision involving a Charleston County sheriff's deputy's vehicle and a motorist in West Ashley.

The sheriff's office says the incident happened on Sunday near Roper St. Francis Hospital around 2:30 p.m.

Officials say the deputy's car had its lights on and was crossing Paul Cantrell Boulevard from St. Francis Hospital onto Magwood Drive, when a 2009 Honda Pilot collided with the right side of the deputy's cruiser.

Troopers said the driver of the Honda Pilot was heading towards Bees Ferry Road on Glenn McConnell Parkway.

Captain Michael Stanley with the sheriff's office said the 53-year-old deputy was treated and released from MUSC after suffering minor injuries in the crash.

Officials with Roper St. Francis said the 58-year-old woman involved in the crash had also been treated and released.

This accident is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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