High-speed chase ends in crash in Forest Acres

High-speed chase ends in crash in Forest Acres

FOREST ACRES, SC (WIS) - A high-speed chase ended in a crash Friday in Forest Acres.

Sgt. Kevin Lawrence with the Richland County Sheriff's Department said the driver was pulled over on I-20 for speeding between Speers Creek and Alpine Rd. around 6:30 p.m.

The driver, who has been identified as Charles E. Owens, II, of Columbia, didn't have a South Carolina driver's license and fled the scene resulting in a chase, Lawrence said.

Owens headed down Forest Drive when he crashed into Gill Creek, Lawrence said.

Owens was taken into custody and charged with speeding and failure to stop for blue lights.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is also investigating.

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