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United States Highway 25 Re-opened Following Police Chase that Caused Blockage of Roadway


May 22, 2019

PIEDMONT, SC – According to an online news report at foxcarolina.com, United States Highway 25 is open once against after a police chase that caused the blockage of the roadway for several hours. Troopers closed the road because a crash occurred during the police chase on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 21, 2019.*

According to troopers, the accident occurred close to the intersection of South Carolina Highway 86 at approximately 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

The roadway was closed off as police conducted an investigation of the accident and emergency workers cleared the scene.

Detour routes were provided by troopers as follows:

Northbound

  • Turn right onto West Georgia Rd. and then left onto SC 86 (Sandy Springs Rd.) to return to US 25.

Southbound

  • Turn right onto SC 86 and then left onto West Georgia Road to return to US 25.

Per Anderson County deputies, the accident occurred following a police chase that started in Anderson County, South Carolina. A spokesperson from the sheriff’s office indicated that police noticed a stolen GMC truck and attempted to pull the vehicle over.  The driver refused to stop for police and a chase began.

The chase ensued on Interstate 85 into Greenville County, South Carolina.  The chase then continued on United States Highway 25.  At the intersection of United States Highway 25 and South Carolina Highway 86, the driver did not stop and as a result, hit into another automobile

The driver of the stolen GMC truck, a thirty eight year old man, was taken to an area hospital for treatment.  Deputies intend to charge him with possession of a stolen vehicle and failing to stop for police.

There are no further details on the accident at this time. The crash remains under investigation by local police.

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Source:https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/troopers-announce-detour-after-chase-ends-in-crash-blocking-us/article_c4e6f0e2-7bf6-11e9-adb4-c79e0ed07a48.html

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