Howard James Jr. (Image: SC Dept. of Public Safety)
Columbia, SC (WLTX) The SC Highway Patrol trooper that was hit by a car while investigating an accident on I-26 near Orangeburg was released from the hospital Thursday.
Howard F. James, 27, has been in stable condition since the accident. He was investigating a collision when a vehicle veered off the roadway and struck James' patrol car, which in turn struck James.
The SC Highway patrol asks that the public keep the James' family in their thoughts and prayers and the family would like to thank the public for their overwhelming support and kindness during this time.
James has served with the Highway Patrol since 2010.