Chase ends when car crashes into Pelzer home; 1 person charged

PELZER, S.C. (WSPA) — A 27-year-old from Piedmont faces DUI charges after deputies said he led them on a chase and then slammed his car into a house in Anderson County on Monday.

The crash happened shortly after 9 a.m. Monday at a home on Maxton Way in Pelzer.

Det. Nikki Carson with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy tried to stop a car — driven by Jospeh Wood — but the car drove away. She said the pursuit ended in the crash, which is near the intersection of Looper Road.

No one was seriously hurt in the crash.

Wood faces DUI and hit-and-run charges.

Another person in the car was cited and released.

A third person is at large, but is not considered a threat.

Troopers are investigating the crash.