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Patrick McManus, 28, was allegedly involed in a high speed chase with police on June 30, 2021. The chase began in Charlotte, NC and ended in Fort Mill, South Carolina. The chase resulted in a very bad vehicle collision.

Patrick McManus

Patrick McManus

Patrick is no stranger to jail, in the past he was accused of forcing a woman to work as a prostitute.  

Patrick's most recent run in with police began on June 30th around 4:00 a.m. A license plate reader alerted to a GMC Terrain SUV that was wanted in a violent crime.

Patrick was the alleged driver of the GMC. Officers located the GMC and initiated a traffic stop on I-277 near 3rd and 4th St. Charlotte, NC. 

However, the GMC failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated. The chase went all the way into South Carolina.

The GMC approached an intersection on SC highway 160 and failed to stop for a red light. Patrick allegedly entered the intersection at approximately 70-90 MPH. 

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The GMC struck a Honda CR-V at the intersection. The collision caused the Honda to roll side to side multiple times, coming to a final rest on its passenger side against a hard traffic light control box. 

It was then that the GMC rotated out of control and went to a final rest on SC-21. 

EMS arrived and transported both drivers to Piedmont Medical with injuries. Patrick had to be air lifted to Atrium Health Main Hospital. 

The driver of the Honda was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

When Patrick is released from the hospital, he will be charged with felony flee to elude and firearm by felon. 

Authorities say that during the on-scene investigation, a firearm was recovered inside the GMC. 

The Internal Affairs of CMPD will be investigating the pursuit to ensure all policies were followed.