Trooper injured in Oconee Co. crash - FOX Carolina 21

Trooper injured in Oconee Co. crash

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Two vehicles damaged in the Radio Road wreck. (Courtesy iWitness D. Smith) Two vehicles damaged in the Radio Road wreck. (Courtesy iWitness D. Smith)
SENECA, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A trooper was injured in a crash with another vehicle in Oconee County on Sunday, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The Highway Patrol reported that the trooper was taken to a local hospital after crashing just after 5 p.m. along North Radio Road at Applewood Center Place in Seneca.

The trooper involved has served with Troop 3 since 2007.

The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is investigating the crash and said the driver of another car entered the intersection from the shopping center, hitting another car, which was then pushed into the oncoming lane of traffic hitting the trooper.

Deputies charged the first driver with failure to yield right of way.

The second vehicle's driver and the trooper were taken to Oconee Medical Center where they were both treated for minor injuries and later released.

Deputies said their investigation was closed.

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