SCHP searches for driver in hit and run

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a reported hit and run that sent a moped driver to the hospital Tuesday night.

According to officials, the accident occurred around 9:30 p.m. along Dick Pond Road near Highway 544 when a 19-year-old woman was struck from behind as she was traveling westbound on a moped.

The victim was taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center and is expected to recover from her injuries.

Troopers continue to investigate the incident and are searching for the other driver involved. Further details surrounding the incident have not been released by officials at this time.

Anyone with information should contact their local law enforcement agency.

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