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Accident involving patrol car

Discussion in 'Law Enforcement Officers' started by toysrgood, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. toysrgood

    toysrgood [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Heard at work from a retired LEO that there was an accident at a major intersection involving a patro car and a Lincoln Navigator. This was in Sumter Sc.

    I DO NOT know whether the LEO was on a call, if he had lights on etc. This was by word of mouth and just happened less than an hour and a half ago.

    Supposedly what happened was the patrol car ran the red light and T-boned the Navigator killing the SUV driver. The LEO was airlifted in critical condition. The speed limit on the road the LEO was on was 60 reduced to 55 just before the light.

    Please Keep your thoughts and prayers open for the officer involved and his family as well as the driver killed and his family.
     
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    Sad to hear. Prayers sent.
     
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    i heard about this exact thing but it was like two days ago.. weird if it happened twice.

    either way, prayers sent
     
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    Prayers sent.
     
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    prayers sent to both and their family...
     
  6. toysrgood

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    So what's the typical result of this? Officer fired? Vehicular manslaughter charges?
     
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    I'd just like to assure yall that this was not me

    For some reason...no one is talking about who the deputy is yet...I've made several calls and can't find out shit except for what's on the news
     
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    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Staff Member

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    Once it's been sorted out and fault is determined, then charges will be filed

    I assure you that the sheriff of Richland county is not above having his deputies arrested
     
  10. toysrgood

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    Well the blip of info I had from the retired LEO was from his wife who I guess works dispatch in one of the surrounding counties.

    Hence it may be a little more than the news Is allowed to say
     
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    that sucks, for both parties involved.

    I used to live right by there too...
     
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    Folks, please keep in mind (and no offense to the OP) but fault has not been determined

    Please do not crucify this deputy yet...
     
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    We had a driver who was there and I got the same story as the op stated. And tiger is right rcsd doesn't play, I got nabbed for doing 32 in a 25 on the entrance to my subdivision last week
     
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    Yep, that was definitely not my intention, sorry if it may have seemed that way. ;)

    I only had a small amount of info so it leaves lots of room for interpretation.
     
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    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Staff Member

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    No worries


    Just want everyone to keep it mind that so far its a "i heard from someone who heard from someone" that XXX happened

    Until SCHP releases results of the investigation (and there's no telling how long that will take)...let's withhold judgement of either party

    What we know so far:

    A deputy and a citizen collided

    Citizen died on scene

    Deputy is in serious-critical condition ( to the point he was airlifted)

    Both families and everyone in the department are going to have a very hard time with this and I'm sure they will all appreciate the prayers/sympathy/support during this time
     
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    what neighborhood was that?
     
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    Was there a taco involved?
     
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    Wow, sucks to hear that. We just had a very similar incident happen out here a few weeks ago. Hopefully he makes it through. Thoughts and prayers with the Deputy. And I fully agree with Tigerfan. I just dealt with an incident where two officers collided on motors and one passed away. I was the first unit from my agency on scene and we had heard about 5 different variations of stories from people that were at the scene.
     
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    This for sure
     
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