Date of Incident: March 25th, 2023
South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol
Type of Accident: Car accident
Location of Accident: Highway 321 near Secession Road near Estill, South Carolina
Injuries: Undisclosed hospitalization
Description of Accident: A 41-year-old drunk driver hit a Hampton County Sheriff’s vehicle during a routine traffic stop on Highway 321 near Secession Road near the town of Estill. The collision injured the deputy and an 8-year-old child in the driver’s vehicle. The deputy and the child were airlifted to the hospital. The driver was charged with DUI, driving under suspension, and child endangerment.