GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man after they said he led deputies on a chase early Wednesday morning. The chase ended in a crash, ejecting the driver and two passengers.
The sheriff’s office said around 3:50 a.m., deputies initiated a traffic stop for a suspected DUI near Augusta Road and Old Augusta Road.
To read the sheriff’s office’s guidelines on conducting suspected DUI pursuits, begin reading from the bottom of page four on this link.
Deputies said the driver, later identified as 35-year-old Terrance Eugene Robinson failed to stop and a pursuit ensued.
According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, deputies did not attempt a PIT maneuver on the Mustang. The agency said Robinson lost control of his 2008 Ford Mustang on Antioch Church Road at South Harris Road.
The car flipped, ejecting all three occupants.
Robinson and the two passengers were taken to the hospital, according to authorities. All three are expected to recover.
Robinson was later released and taken to the Greenville County Detention Center on charges of felony DUI, driving under the suspension 3rd offense, and felony failure to stop for a blue light.
One of the passengers, 34-year-old Akeem Ahmad Robinson, was found to be wanted out of Greenwood County.
He is being held in the Greenville County Detention Center on hold for Greenwood County.
The third passenger does not face any charges, according to the sheriff’s office, and is expected to make a full recovery.
The crash remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.