Belton Police Officer, Joel Sweatt of Williamston was traveling North toward Williamston on South Carolina Highway 20 in a City of Belton marked patrol vehicle – a 2013 Ford Interceptor Sedan – on July 16th at approximately 11:30 PM. The patrol vehicle he was driving was struck on the driver’s side by a 2005 Ford Sedan traveling North on West Calhoun Road. This incident occurred in the City of Belton. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. PFC Sweatt was transported by Belton EMS to AnMed where he was treated and released for minor injuries. PFC Sweatt was on patrol and wearing his seat belt at the time of the collision.