UPDATE: Effingham County Deputies arrest man accused of striking officer with car

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Effingham County Deputies arrested Frederick Neil Rushing overnight Saturday. They say he sped away from deputies after being stopped for running a traffic signal. Authorities say Rushing, who appeared to be intoxicated, led deputies on a chase during which he struck a deputy with his vehicle.

Rushing crashed near the intersection of Highway 17 and Bluejay Road where he fled on foot.

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