Man charged with DUI after crashing into Pickens Co. Deputy

  • Troopers: Man charged with DUI after crashing into Pickens Co. deputy
 Updated: Jun 08, 2015 6:35 AM EDT

Pickens Co. deputy cruiser damaged in crash (FOX Carolina/ June 8, 2015)Pickens Co. deputy cruiser damaged in crash (FOX Carolina/ June 8, 2015)

Scene of crash involving deputy (FOX Carolina/ June 8, 2015)Scene of crash involving deputy (FOX Carolina/ June 8, 2015)

Bryan Edwards (Courtesy: Pickens Co. Detention Center)Bryan Edwards (Courtesy: Pickens Co. Detention Center)

EASLEY, SC (FOX Carolina) – Troopers with the SC Highway Patrol said a North Carolina man was charged with driving under the influence after crashing into a Pickens County Sheriff’s Office cruiser early Monday morning.The crash was reported on Old Easley Highway at North Fish Trap Road in Easley around 2:42 a.m. troopers said. Troopers said 27-year-old Bryan Edwards of Fairview, NC was driving east on Old Easley Highway in a Toyota Tundra when he veered across the center line and crashed into the deputy’s vehicle that was stopped in the median. The deputy was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Troopers said Edwards was not hurt. Edwards is being held at the Pickens County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.. No other information was immediately available. Copyright 2015 FOX Carolina (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.