Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:38:40 GMT — COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH/AP) -- Richland County sheriff's deputies say a man has been arrested after he hit two cars and crashed into a tree after a chase. Lt. Curtis Wilson said deputies saw the man make a drug transaction around noon Tuesday. Wilson said when deputies tried to stop the man, he drove away. The man hit a sheriff's department vehicle and another vehicle and then hit a tree. The man was taken to a hospital for treatment of his injuries. Deputies say the man is in serious condition and will face several charges once he is released from the hospital.A deputy and the person driving the third vehicle were taken to a hospital for injuries that did not appear to be serious.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott plans to release more details in this case at a press briefing Wednesday afternoon.