Police looking for SUV involved in hit-and-run with skateboarder

Police looking for SUV involved in hit-and-run with skateboarder

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - The Mount Pleasant Police Department is searching for an SUV that was involved in a hit-and-run with a skateboarder.

Police say the hit-and-run happened on Tuesday at 8:24 p.m. when a dark colored SUV struck a 17-year-old who was riding his skateboard.

According to police, the SUV was coming from the Berkeley County area on Highway 41 when it struck the victim who was crossing the roadway from Dunes West towards Rivertowne.

Authorities say the vehicle continued down Highway 41 towards Highway 17 without stopping at the scene of the collision.

The victim was transported to the hospital.

If you have any information you are asked to call (843) 743-7200 or email Cpl. Eric Postell at epostell@tompsc.com

You can also call Crime Stoppers at (843) 554-1111.

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