Driver Runs Stop Sign, Crashes into Greenville County Deputy

A Greenville County Deputy was injured and taken to hospital on Monday afternoon after a driver runs a stop sign and crashed into him.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on Gridley Street near Tampa Street, minutes before 4 p.m.

Troopers said the deputy was traveling along Tampa Street when the car struck his vehicle.

Reports indicate that after the collision with the car, the deputy’s car hit the corner of a house. The other vehicle came to rest outside Calvary First Baptist Church.

The deputy was taken to hospital by a colleague and he is expected to be okay.

Meanwhile, the driver of the other car left the scene on foot.

He has now been identified as Adam Ceylan and deputies tracked him down the next day and arrested him. He faces charges of failure to yield and hit and run – attended vehicle.

Ceyland was taken to the Greenville County Detention Center. 

Meanwhile, in other South Carolina accident news, a three-year-old child died in a head-on crash in Loris. She has been identified as Allura Blackwell.

Cpl. Sonny Collins of the South Carolina Highway Patrol said other people suffered injuries in the collision.

Investigators said the accident occurred at 5:25 p.m. on Thursday at the intersection of Doyce Drive and Highway 66. Cpl. Collins said an eastbound vehicle went over the center line and hit a Nissan Quest head-on.

Multiple people were taken to the hospital after the crash and three were said to have very serious injuries.

Horry County Fire Rescue is helping SCHP with the investigation.

If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a car crash, contact a Greenville car accident lawyer for advice and representation. You may be entitled to compensation for your losses.