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South Carolina Hwy Patrol Looking for Vehicle Involved in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run


February 17, 2019

CALHOUN COUNTY, SC. – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is looking for a vehicle involved in a pedestrian hit-and-run collision in Calhoun County, South Carolina, according to an online news report from wistv.com. The pedestrian was seriously injured in the crash, and the vehicle fled the scene. Troopers are asking the public for help in making an arrest.* 

The collision occurred on the afternoon of February 10 on Interstate 26 in Calhoun County. At approximately 3 p.m., a pedestrian was on I-26, near Big Beaver Creek Road, when an eastbound vehicle hit the pedestrian. The driver of the vehicle did not stop but continued east, leaving the scene of the accident. 

The pedestrian suffered serious injuries, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol. Emergency responders transported the pedestrian to an unnamed hospital for treatment. The person has not been identified, and his or her current medical status has not been reported. It is not yet clear why the pedestrian was walking on the interstate.

South Carolina Highway Patrol Troopers have released a vehicle description, and they are asking for the public’s assistance in tracking down the vehicle and the driver. Troopers report that the vehicle is a large SUV, likely a GMC Yukon or Chevrolet Tahoe, from 2000 to 2006. It is white in color and might have damage to the front passenger’s side. 

Troopers did not provide a description of the driver. Anyone who might have information is encouraged to call South Carolina Highway Patrol at (843) 953-6010 or (800) 768-1506. No further information has been released about the accident at this time. 

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Source:http://www.wistv.com/2019/02/11/schp-search-driver-wanted-calhoun-co-hit-and-run-with-pedestrian/

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