Driver of stolen vehicle crashes during deputy-involved chase in Pelzer

Accidents & Traffic

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PELZER, S.C. (WSPA) – Anderson County Sheriff’s Office officials said the driver of a stolen vehicle crashed Tuesday morning as they were fleeing from a deputy.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol’s website, the crash happened at about 8:16 a.m. on Old River Road near Cannon Road.

According to the sheriff’s office, deputies saw a driver who was driving recklessly on Rogers Road.

Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle, according to the sheriff’s office. The driver did not stop and a pursuit started.

The driver did not turn in a curve and wrecked on Old River Road, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies said the driver was taken to an area hospital. The sheriff’s office said charges are pending.

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