Officials: Student, 6, in serious condition after struck by car

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are working to locate the driver of vehicle involved in a Wednesday morning hit-and-run that sent a 6-year-old Windsor Hill Elementary School student to the hospital with serious injuries.

Officials say the child was walking to his bus stop with a group of friends on Windsor Hill Blvd. and Aspen Woods Lane just before 7 a.m. when a vehicle jumped the curb and hit the victim. The vehicle then left the scene.

Troopers say the vehicle has been described as a silver or gray mini-van or crossover type SUV. It is unknown if the vehicle was damaged in the incident.

MUSC spokesperson Tony Ciuffo said Wednesday night the child is in serious condition.

If you have any information on this incident or about the vehicle of interest, contact South Carolina Highway Patrol at 843-953-6010 or call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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