Police looking for suspect after high-speed chase ends in crash

Suspect on the run after high-speed chase
Published: Apr. 2, 2018 at 8:31 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 2, 2018 at 5:40 PM EDT
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(WIS) - Crews have cleared the scene of a crash on Farming Creek Road in Irmo after a high-speed chase ended in a crash.

The incident began when the Richland County Sheriff's Department received a suspicious person call around 3:30 a.m. on Monday.

A deputy spotted the person and ran their tag number. The car appeared to be stolen.

The RCSD deputy tried to pull the car over and the suspect fled, later crashing into a ditch on Farming Creek Road.

After the crash, crews were searching for the driver. There is no word yet on that person's whereabouts or condition.

South Carolina Highway Patrol, RCSD, Richland County EMS and Irmo Fire responded to the scene.

WIS will continue to update this story.

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