Anderson Co. deputy crashes while responding to stabbing


ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – An Anderson County deputy was involved in a crash Thursday while responding to a reported stabbing.

The crash happened around 2:45 p.m. Thursday on Pearman Dairy Road near the intersection of Sullivan Road.

Deputies say another driver pulled in front of the deputy, causing a crash.

The deputy was using lights and sirens in a marked patrol unit en route to the call for a stabbing, according to the sheriff’s office.

Troopers say the deputy was traveling south on Pearman Dairy Road when he struck a 2017 Ford SUV attempting to turn left onto Pearman Dairy Road from Sullivan Road.

The SUV overturned as a result of the crash.

Lance Cpl. Joe Hovis with the S.C. Highway Patrol said both drivers were taken to AnMed Health for non life-threatening injuries.

No citations were issued in the crash, Hovis said.

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