SCHP: NC man led troopers on 106 MPH chase on I-77
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) —
An 18-year-old man from North Carolina led troopers on a high-speed chase that ended with a wreck in Richland County.
According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the incident happened Saturday afternoon on I-77. Around 4:30 p.m. in Fairfield County, a trooper noticed a vehicle going 106 MPH in a 70 MPH zone. The driver failed to stop and led troopers on a chase.
The chase ended near mile marker 20 on I-77 when the driver lost control of the vehicle and wrecked. SCHP identified the driver as seventeen-year-old from North Carolina.
Charges against 17-year-old are pending.
SCHP continues to investigate the incident.