Sheriff’s office employee involved in crash with bike in Greenville

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Greenville Police Department officials said a Greenville County employee and a bicyclist were involved in a crash that closed East Park Avenue at Church Street Thursday night.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash — involving an SUV and a bicycle — happened around 7:30 p.m.

The SUV, driven by the county employee, was driving southbound on East Park Avenue and the bicyclist was headed north on East Park Avenue, when the SUV hit the bicycle on the right side.

Highway Patrol said no charges have been filed at this time.

Greenville Police officials said South Carolina Highway Patrol was called to work the reconstruction of the crash due to the driver of the vehicle being a Greenville County Sheriff’s Office employee.

The SUV involved in the crash was not a Greenville County vehicle, according to GPD.

The scene on East Park Avenue has since been cleared.