Monday, September 1 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:31:17 GMT
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash Monday morning.Troopers say the crash occurred on Bookman Rd. about three miles west of Elgin at about 6 a.m. The motorcycleMore >>
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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -
Authorities have released dash camera video of a deputy cruiser's wreck in Ravenel.
The Charleston County Sheriff's Office says the deputy who was hospitalized after the accident was released from the hospital Thursday night.
The deputy suffered injuries Wednesday night after his cruiser was involved in an accident while responding to an armed robbery call. A second accident involving a deputy supervisor happened shortly after. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating both accidents.
Authorities say the first accident happened Wednesday night on Highway 165 in Ravenel at 9:41 p.m. According to the sheriff's office, the deputy was responding to an armed robbery call at a Johns Island Burger King when the accident happened.
The deputy's vehicle flipped several times during the accident, leaving the male deputy trapped inside. Authorities say the deputy was removed from the car with help from emergency rescue teams.
According to the sheriff's office, the deputy was treated for "moderate to severe injuries" at MUSC.
Major Eric Watson said the deputy suffered serious head injuries but was conscious and alert. He also said the deputy is "lucky to be alive" following the accident.
In the second accident, a deputy sheriff supervisor was responding to this first accident when he lost control of his car. That accident happened on Savannah Highway near Sam Rittenberg Boulevard.
The sheriff's office says the supervisor lost control of his car and hit a utility pole. He was not injured.
The armed robbery call to which the first deputy was responding came from the Savannah Highway Burger King on Johns Island. To watch the video on mobile, click here.
Sunday, August 31 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:12:10 GMT
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – Dozens of videos are all over Twitter from parties held at Coastal Carolina University. Many of the posts lead back to a group called I'm Shmacked. It makes videos at universitiesMore >>
Dozens of videos are all over social media from parties held at Coastal Carolina University.More >>
Friday, August 29 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:21:29 GMT
An Alexander County woman is facing charges after deputies say she molested a four-year-old at a church while services were happening. According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old CarolMore >>
According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old Carol Diane Britto, of Taylorsville, was charged with one count of first degree statutory sex offense and one count of indecent liberties with a child.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:54:12 GMT
Whitney Hempsey remembered what doctors told her before she gave birth to her second child years ago. "It's like, 'Hey, are you tired of being pregnant?" Hempsey recalled. "'We can give you this and youMore >>
Mothers come together at Improving Birth Rally in an effort to stop rushed births.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:18:34 GMT
Under a bright Carolina sun, citizens across the state enjoy going out and making a few waves on the lakes. Some like Johnathan Crossland enjoy fishing as a method of recreation and relaxation for a while.More >>
Boaters and law enforcement officials provide safety advice when making waves on the lakes.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:55:16 GMT
As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing. Among those heroes are the thousands of troops who brought Hitler's EuropeMore >>
As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing.More >>