There were no serious injuries, but he said he believes drivers need to slow down when approaching emergency vehicles.
"We were visible for almost a mile, especially at night with our blue lights," said Deputy Herrick. "You could see them for quite a while. You may not tell exactly what it is we're doing, but definitely, you could have seen our blue lights for a lot longer than that."
Deputy Herrick had to go to the hospital to get checked out, but he's doing fine.
Ritchie was charged with failure to yield to a law enforcement officer.