SC Department of Public Safety

1 person dead, 3 injured, after multi-vehicle crash Wednesday morning that shut down I-20

A person who was attempting to reattach a trailer that came loose from a 2020 Dodge Ram was killed on I-20 Wednesday. The incident occurred in the eastbound lane of I-20 near Mile Marker 61 around 9:45 a.m., according to Master Trooper William Bennett of the SC Highway Patrol. There were 3 vehicles and a […]


Crash results in portion of I-20 being closed down on Wednesday, with traffic diverted

Interstate 20 eastbound at the 61 mile marker was shut down, around 10 a.m. for a couple hours Wednesday after a multivehicle collision. The collision was on eastbound I-20, between Augusta Road (US-1) and Sunset Blvd. (US-378.) It resulted in the eastbound ramp being closed at Augusta Road. The ramp reopened around noon. Traffic was […]


SC Highway Patrol Trooper John Wayne Valdario of Pine Ridge serves 50 years; He says talk from your heart

From SC Department of Public Safety – Master Trooper John Wayne Valdario Sr., of Pine Ridge has served 50 years on the SC Highway Patrol. What’s the secret to working over 30 years in law enforcement, retiring and then coming back to work another 20 years? Ask Valdario and he’ll tell any new trooper it’s […]