Piedmont, SC – Two Hurt in Fiery Crash with Deputy Vehicle on Augusta Rd
Piedmont, SC (June 27, 2022) – Two people were injured following a fiery collision in the Piedmont area on Monday, June 27. The accident was reported at the intersection of Augusta and Valley Brook Roads at around noon.
A deputy was reportedly driving a Ford F-150 pickup truck southbound. His lights and sirens were engaged as he was responding to a call. An eastbound van reportedly attempted to make a left turn at the intersection. The deputy crashed into the van.
The van caught fire, and the driver was left with serious injuries. He was airlifted to a burn unit in Georgia. The officer was also hospitalized for treatment.
An ongoing crash investigation is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Left-Hand Turn Crashes in South Carolina
Intersections are some of the most dangerous areas of the road. In 22.2 percent of crashes, turning left is a leading significant pre-crash event, according to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Association. Also, left-hand turns are involved in about 61 percent of collisions that happen while turning or crossing an intersection.
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