BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a multi-vehicle collision that temporarily shut down part of I-26 early Sunday morning.
According to SCHP, a Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office deputy was assisting troopers with a previous collision on I-26 at College Park road around 1:10 a.m.
Two law enforcement utility vehicles were parked when a third vehicle traveling east struck both of the sheriff’s office vehicles. The sheriff’s office said that the accident was caused by a drunk driver.
Two deputies were transported to the hospital but have since been released according to Sheriff Duane Lewis.
The SCHP Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident.