SPARTANBURG (AP) — Authorities said a man who crashed into a Spartanburg County deputy has been charged with driving under the influence.


Investigators said in a news release that 33-year-old Drako Nesbitt’s vehicle crossed the center line of U.S. Highway 221 around 1:30 a.m. Saturday and crashed head-on into the deputy’s marked SUV.


Sheriff’s office spokesman Kevin Bobo said the deputy is recovering from a concussion, whiplash and other injuries.


Authorities said Nesbitt was taken to the sheriff’s office and booked charged with a first offense of DUI. It wasn’t known if he had a lawyer.