The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic incident in Winnsboro that has been reported as a high-speed chase.
Lt. Eric White, with the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office, wouldn’t release any details about the incident, which reportedly resulted in a fiery crash, but confirmed an investigation is ongoing.
According to published reports, the South Carolina Highway Patrol tried to stop a vehicle for speeding on Highway 321, near the Fairfield County line, shortly after 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. When the vehicle didn’t stop, a high-speed chase began.
According to WIS.com, a witness said she saw the vehicle in the chase crash into a gray Nissan Altima, which caused both cars to catch fire. She said she saw two men and one woman being taken from the scene by authorities.
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