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SC woman who allegedly hit EMS provider with truck arrested, charged with attempted murder

Greenville County Sheriff’s officials say there was a young child in the truck where the woman was reportedly passed out

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By Laura French

Update May 26, 2021: Law enforcement officials in Greenville County, S.C., have apprehended a woman accused of striking an EMS provider with her truck and then fleeing the scene.

Jennifer Rose Case, 33, was arrested Tuesday night after the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office posted an image of her truck on social media Monday. Officials said Case was identified “through video evidence and other investigative leads.”

Case was allegedly passed out in the vehicle and struck a Greenville County EMS provider when they tried to check on her. Greenville County Sheriff’s Office officials wrote that the EMS provider was struck “intentionally.” The provider was transported to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Authorities also said there was an infant in Case’s vehicle at the time of the incident, according to WYFF4. Case was charged with attempted murder and unlawful neglect of a child, and is being held without bond.[0]=AZUKrzlxzqkaXOmIzJG1-gb29acOoYnKnSdcYBCrLVMJNSC_2MkwJ_RdqUPpbCVAgmVP13pUGcHdiRCUdXbVb8gnv_0ySZEpbBXckDAyFawBxVfPxBTUrf-TqrT8Mbcp_j1NOk1EFDapb301NiOK0PQX&__tn__=%2CO%2CP-R

Original Report:

GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. — Officials in a South Carolina county are searching for a woman who reportedly hit an EMS provider with her truck.

The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office stated that Greenville County EMS providers responded to a call about a woman passed out in her vehicle, and when they began to communicate with the woman, she put the car in reverse, striking the EMS provider and another vehicle before fleeing the scene.

The sheriff’s office posted a photo of the truck, which had some damage from the crash, on social media and added that there was a young child in the truck at the time of the incident. Authorities are asking anyone who sees the truck to call 911.

The EMS provider who was struck was transported to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, officials said.

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