Darlington Co. deputy involved in crash in Florence County

DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A Darlington County deputy responding to a domestic incident was involved in a crash in Florence County on Sunday, authorities confirmed.

Deputy Kristen Jeffords was responding to act as backup for another deputy at a domestic incident in Darlington Sunday when the crash occurred, confirmed Cpl. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol. As she passed a car, it made a left turn and collided with her vehicle.

Deputy Jeffords did not have any significant injuries from the accident, Cpt. Collins said. The other car was determined to be at fault. Deputy Jeffords did have her lights and sirens on at the time.

The condition of the other driver is not known at this time.

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