Bricks Thrown at Multiple Tractor Trailers on Hwy 25
Multiple tractor trailers were the targets of bricks on Edgefield Road (Hwy 25 ) at Academy Estates Road in the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 28. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incidents, drivers of three different tractor trailers reported that as they were driving down Edgefield Road near Academy Estates Road around 2:00 in the morning when an unidentified subject threw what appeared to be bricks at their trucks. In one case, the brick went through the front windshield. In the second incident, the brick hit the sleeper and side mirror on the driver’s side of the vehicle causing what was described as major damage to the truck. In the third case, the right side of the trailer and truck were damaged. The total estimate of damages to all three trucks was listed as $3,600. There were no reports of injuries to the drivers of these trucks.
Responding law enforcement searched the area and did find bricks in the road near the incident location. However, the suspect in these vandalisms has not yet been identified or apprehended.