Deputies say he stole a car and crashed it following a chase. Now he's charged.

A stolen vehicle chase on 277 has ended in an arrest. (WIS)
A stolen vehicle chase on 277 has ended in an arrest. (WIS)

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Richland County Sheriff's Department has made an arrest after chasing a suspect on Highway 277 on Wednesday morning.

The suspect, identified as Anthony Hopkins, was driving a stolen vehicle at the time of the chase. The pursuit started at 9:44 a.m. near Farrow Road and ended when deputies say Hopkins crashed his car.

Deputies detained Hopkins and a second person. Hopkins was transported to Palmetto Health Richland with non-life-threatening injuries.

Hopkins has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and failure to stop for blue lights and sirens.

Columbia Police Department assisted RCSD.

Lt. Curtis Wilson says roads are open.

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