COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A highway patrol vehicle was totaled over the weekend after troopers say a man failed to stop at a DWI checkpoint around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.
Troopers say that driver ran through a checkpoint near the intersection of Peacock Road and Hwy. 905.
Trooper Brett Baxley pursued the vehicle, and the driver who failed to stop flipped his car while driving around a curve.
Investigators say Baxley didn't see that car, and crashed into it.
Baxley was treated and released from the hospital.
Authorities are still looking for driver, who fled on foot.
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