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Deputies: Wanted man faces additional charges following wreck in Simpsonville

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Deputies searched for the wanted man after the wreck near Highway 418 and Jenkins Bridge Road.  (Source iWitness) Deputies searched for the wanted man after the wreck near Highway 418 and Jenkins Bridge Road. (Source iWitness)
Jerl Dickerson (Source: Greenville Co. Sheriff's Office) Jerl Dickerson (Source: Greenville Co. Sheriff's Office)
SIMPSONVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A man with outstanding warrants was taken into custody following a crash and brief search in Simpsonville on Tuesday, according to the Greenville County Sheriff's Office. 

Deputies said a man wanted for breach of trust over $10,000 and failure to stop for blue lights was driving at a high rate of speed when he crashed near Highway 418 and Jenkins Bridge Road.

The man, who was identified as 25-year-old Jerl Dickerson, was apparently hurt in the crash and called 911 where he spoke with dispatchers, deputies said.

Deputies set up a perimeter as the man continued his conversation with dispatchers, at times threatening deputies, according to a spokesperson for the sheriff's office.

Dickerson told dispatchers he was in a lot of pain and he had hurt his back, neck, chest and head, deputies said. 

He was located nearby the scene of the accident lying in the woods.

According to online jail records, Dickerson has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident with damage, driving under the influence and improper display of license plate, along with the previous charges he was wanted on.

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