Highway Patrol Officer Injured Following Accident
Posted on behalf of Harbin & Burnett on Aug 01, 2013 in Uncategorized
Early Monday a South Carolina Highway Patrol officer was injured while investigating another auto accident. According to deputies the accident took place around 4:20 a.m. on I-85 northbound.
This all took place when a woman crashed into the automobile involved in the previous crash, which also crashed into the patrol officers cruiser, injuring the trooper.
The woman driving the vehicle was charged with driving too fast for conditions, while the trooper was taken to a nearby medical center and released.
Following the accident, northbound lanes on Interstate 85 were stopped while both wrecks were being cleared. The damages were cleared and traffic was back to normal by 5:30 a.m.