Truck driver sought after fatality

...lying in the road. The truck left the scene.Polite was pronounced deceased from multiple body trauma.The South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash and is looking for the driver of the tanker trailer. There may be no...

SC medic vehicle crash injures 5

...patient when it was involved in a crash. More medic crews and fire engines arrived to help people out of the vehicles, and five people were taken to a hospital for injuries.The South Carolina Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash.

Crash kills man fleeing SC cops

...a possible drunken driver. Phinney said a deputy noticed the car near Summerville and began to chase it.The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the driver of the car ran off the road, overcorrected and hit a pole on the other side and overturned...

Graniteville man arrested in school bus hit-and-run

The South Carolina Highway patrol arrested a Graniteville man Wednesday who they say caused a three-vehicle wreck in Aiken County and fled authorities after...

Police to boost presence for St. Patrick's Day

...visibility with additional officers and road checks.Random highway checks will begin as early as this weekend, South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones said.Driving under the influence is the leading cause of traffic fatalities in...

Aiken County tractor-trailer wreck stalls traffic

Part of Desoto Drive at Williston Road remains closed after an early morning tractor trailer crash.South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones said the tractor trailer driver was transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center...

Georgia eyes new Savannah River bridge, but wreck count low, officials say

...guardrail on the outer westbound lane then crossed back, striking the inner rail of the bridge, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones. He was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.Transportation and public safety...

Identifying drugged drivers is test for police

...and it's not uncommon to see motorists get arrested for driving while under the influence of legal drugs.South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones said he's seeing more people disobeying doctors' orders by driving on prescription...

Warrenville man crashes car into medical building

...his car into the Margaret J. Weston Medical Center early Friday.About 6:30 a.m., deputies responded to South Carolina Highway 421, where James Ford, 35, wrecked a 2003 Ford Expedition, according to Lance Cpl. Judd Jones with Highway...

Aiken County sees 8 traffic deaths in first 5 weeks of 2015

...an increase compared to this time last year, and even one is too many," said Lance Cpl. Judd Jones of the South Carolina Highway Patrol.In the first week of February, Aiken County saw four traffic fatalities, surpassing three fatal crashes...