Jasper County deputy involved in crash during search for suspect

Jasper County deputy involved in crash during search for suspect

JASPER CO, SC. (WTOC) - UPDATE: A Jasper County deputy was involved in a crash while a search for a suspect was underway on I-95 Tuesday.

The sheriff’s office believes the deputy was trying to cross the interstate when he was hit. He was trapped inside his patrol car.

He was released late Tuesday night, sustaining moderate back injuries and other minor injuries, according to the sheriff’s office.

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The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office is asking for prayers after a deputy was involved in a crash on I-95. He is currently entrapped in his vehicle.

Traffic in the area of I-95 is slow. Please use caution when driving in the area.

There is no information tying this crash to an a manhunt

Deputy Involved Accident Please be advised, one of our deputies has been involved in a vehicle accident on I95 and is entrapped. Prayers are appreciated at this time. Respectfully, Sheriff Chris Malphrus

Posted by Jasper County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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