Man jailed after hitting Myrtle Beach police cruiser head-on

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – A car hit a Myrtle Beach police cruiser head-on Thursday night in Myrtle Beach, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Troopers received reports of the crash at about 8:20 p.m. at Mr. Joe White Avenue and Nance Street.

Lance Corporal David Jones said the car crossed the center line and hit the cruiser. Two people in the police cruiser and a person in the other car were taken to the hospital, but all are expected to survive, adds LCpl Jones.

The driver of the vehicle was arrested. Cpl. Sonny Collins with highway patrol says Joshua Gamble, 37, of Opra Hill, TN, is charged with driving without a license and DUI.

Myrtle Beach police didn’t immediately respond to questions about the identities of the people in the police cruiser.