Greenville officer hurt in crash released from hospital, 3 charged


GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Greenville Police Department officials said an officer who was involved in a crash at the intersection of Asbury Avenue and Hudson Street Thursday night has been released from the hospital.

According to a Greenville Police Facebook post, Officer Brandon Roberts is in good condition and is recovering from injuries he sustained in the crash.

Police said around 10:10 p.m., Roberts was patrolling in the area and a 2009 Honda Accord reportedly failed to stop at a stop sign and hit Roberts’ car.

Roberts was temporarily trapped in the vehicle and was extracted, and then was taken to an area hospital for evaluation and treatment.

He was later released from the hospital early Friday morning.

After the crash, several people ran from the vehicle, and were quickly arrested by responding police officers.

The three suspects were identified as Lamarcea Rodrecus Rosemund, 25, Sakorea Tiocha Black, 19, and Yomyce Damia Lee, 19, all of Greenville.

Rosemund, Black and Lee were each charged with interfering with police, which carries a $1,087 bond.

South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

Additional charges are pending at this time.

Roberts works in the Patrol Division and has been with the police department since January 2016.

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