Two juveniles bought ice cream at Bruster's Ice Cream on North Belair Road before running across the road to head to the movie theater. That's when deputies say a car traveling southbound hit both juveniles.
It's a question each deputy faces every time someone begins to run: Will chasing them put other people at risk? After four deaths and multiple injuries in just one week, News 12 sat down with deputies to talk about the policies.
Aiken County deputies say the chase started in Richmond County when deputies responded to a call of shots fired on Wrightsboro Road around 12:25 a.m. When deputies tried to pull the car over, the driver took off.
Investigators say 17-year-old Jordan Krenz was driving north near Edwards Drive and lost control of the car, heading into the southbound lanes. Krenz allegedly hit 51-year-old David Moore's car head on.
A family is mourning the loss of two brothers after they were killed in a morning car accident Wednesday. The accident happened in North Augusta following a high-speed chase with Richmond County deputies.
Laney Walker Boulevard is going to look very different this time next year between R.A. Dent Boulevard and 15th Street in downtown Augusta. The part of the now four-lane road that runs through the medical campus will become two lanes.
The Georgia State Patrol says Lawrence tried to cross the highway at 5:55 a.m., which is when he stepped into the path of a Nissan Altima. Investigators say the driver will not be charged in the accident.
Amelia Hiltz, who was in the first car hit, was in critical condition for weeks but has recently been upgraded to fair condition. The drivers of the two other cars were previously treated and released.