Driver flees scene; deputy and another vehicle involved in crash

On November 21, 2015, at approximately 3:45 am, a Dorchester County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a suspicious vehicle at Hwy 78 and Richardson Avenue.  Upon arrival at the location, the deputy advised Dorchester County Communications that he was on scene with a vehicle bearing SC license plate LDE 331.

After making contact with the driver, the vehicle fled the scene and the deputy followed in pursuit of the vehicle.  Subsequent to the pursuit, there was a collision involving the deputy and another vehicle.

The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. An administrative investigation is being conducted by Dorchester County.

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