Victim of Highway 17 Motorcycle Accident Attempted to Flee

Posted on May 16, 2012


Charleston County officers say that a man that was in a motorcycle accident on Highway 17 attempted to run away after the accident. The accident happened around 1:15 pm near the 1500 block of US 17 in Awendaw. A deputy saw a 2004 Kawasaki motorcycle traveling at a high rate of speed south on Highway 17. The motorcycle crashed before the deputy could catch up with it. The driver, 32-year-old Frank Baughn, attemtped to run away on foot. They deputy caught him and he was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries.
Officals state that he will most likely be charged with driving under suspension and reckless driving.






 

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