Man in custody following Spartanburg County road rage incident

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SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A man is in custody after a road rage incident in Spartanburg County Tuesday afternoon.

Sheriff Chuck Wright told WSPA the road rage incident started in Wellford after dispatch received a call saying a driver pulled a gun on someone. Wellford Police shortly began a pursuit of the suspect, with Spartanburg County assisting.

The suspect led authorities on a chase until he got on Evangel Road, left the roadway, went airborne and ended up in a wooded area next to I-85. Wright said the suspect then got out of the car and began running.

A K-9 was then able to track the suspect down within 100 feet of the crash site.

Sheriff Wright said the driver will face multiple charges and is currently in custody.

According to Wellford Police, officers also found substances which tested positive for methamphetamine, fentanyl, marijuana, and ecstasy.

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