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Car catches fire after traffic stop, chase in Greenville County

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PIEDMONT, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Greenville County Sheriff's said deputies are investigating an incident after a traffic stop on Tuesday.

Troopers said around 11 a.m., they noticed a light-colored Monte Carlo traveling at a high rate of speed. According to troopers, when they tried to stop the vehicle it continued to flee and a short pursuit occurred.

During the chase, troopers said the car started to smoke and came to a stop. Two people in the vehicle were taken into custody.

Troopers said the Monte Carlo rolled into the trooper's patrol car before rolling down and embankment in flames.

Witnesses said a vehicle was engulfed in flames on South Piedmont Highway near Monticello Drive. Deputies said no injuries were reported.

Troopers said Steve Beacham was arrested and charged with failure to stop for blue lights, DUI, and driving under suspension.

Stay with FOX Carolina for updates on this developing story.

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