Cheraw police officer hurt in car accident

Phillip Andrew Reep, photo courtesy of the Chesterfield County Detention Center

Highway Patrol has charged Phillip Andrew Reep with Simple Possession of Marijuana, Operating Uninsured Vehicle, and Failure to Yield Right of Way in a car crash that injured a Cheraw police officer Tuesday night.

The officer was traveling on Highway 52 when troopers say Reep crashed into his patrol car.

The officer suffered a broken nose and broken cheek bone.

His name isn't being released at this time.

Reep was treated and released from a hospital for his injuries.

He's being held in the Chesterfield County Detention Center.

The officer's patrol car was totaled in the wreck. Highway Patrol says this investigation is ongoing.