Carroll County Sheriff’s Office photo
Cpl. Seth Greer’s vehicle was hit head-on by a suspect who was driving a car stolen from Galax. Greer was injured, but able to fire at the suspect.
Police car rammed, injured officer shoots at driver

According to police reports, an Austinville man stole two cars; led officers on two chases, both ending in crashes, last Wednesday and Friday; rammed a Carroll deputy’s police car head-on and attempted to hit other officers; and fought with Wythe police when they attempted to arrest him.

He is charged with several offenses, including attempted murder of a police officer.

The Carroll officer, who was injured when his car was struck, shot at the driver as he sped away from the scene.