LANCASTER, S.C. -- The Lancaster Police Department is looking for a man they say put two officers in the hospital on Sunday.
Police say Tyzhe Lashown Hough, 19, of Lancaster, injured two officers while attempting to flee a crash scene Sunday afternoon.
Around 3:20, officers arrived on a crash scene at the intersection of South Market Street and Chesterfield Avenue. One of the officers ordered Hough out of his vehicle, reportedly because of a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car.
Police say Hough acknowledged the officer's request but did not get out of the car. Then, according to officials, Hough put his car and drive and began to accelerate.
One of the officers, a sergeant, reached inside of Hough's vehicle in an attempt to stop him and was struck by the car while Hough attempted to flee. The second officer, who was speaking with the other motorist involved in the wreck, was struck by Hough's vehicle and knocked into the street, police say.
The sergeant gave chase and followed Hough out of city limits onto SC903, where police say Hough eventually lost control and crashed on Beacon Road. Hough then fled the second crash site on foot and was able to elude officers, police say.
A SLEDhelicopter was called in to help in the search, and the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office assisted by setting up a perimeter and deploying a tracking team, but the efforts were unsuccessful.
Both officers were treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries and released.
If you have any information on Hough's whereabouts, you're asked to call 911 of the Lancaster Police Department immediately.
Hough is wanted for attempted murder, and police say several other charges are pending.