Car with children inside crashes into building in Kingstree following police chase out of Lake City

Pee Dee Crime

LAKE CITY, SC (WBTW) – According to Amy Pringle with Lake City Police, officers initiated a traffic stop Friday that turned into a police chase.

Pringle identified the driver of the car as Wallace McCray. Inside the car with McCray was his wife and two children, ages 1 and 3. During the chase, McCray struck another vehicle.

Wallace Sheron McCray (Mugshot from Florence County Detention Center)

Pringle says the chase continued through Kingstree and ended when McCray crashed the car into a building at Highway 261 and Eastland Avenue.

Pringle says the car was stolen out of the city of Florence.

McCray was booked into the Florence County Detention Center on Saturday evening, according to booking records.

McCray, who has a Georgetown County address, faces a long list of charges that include resisting arrest, failure to stop for a blue light, multiple counts of unlawful neglect of a child and a child restraint violation.

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