1 arrested, 1 injured after hit-and-run accident on James Island

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - One person is behind bars Thursday night after authorities say they hit another car and a pedestrian on Maybank Highway in James Island.

Charleston City Police says the incident happened at around 8:30p.m.

According to police the motorist did not stop and continued to drive to his home on Ghana Street on Johns Island. The suspect was taken into custody by the Charleston County Sheriff's Department.

The pedestrian was taken to MUSC, but there's no word on their condition.

Charleston City Police is investigating the accident and charges are pending at this time.

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