Police seeking info on fatal hit-and-run in Myrtle Beach - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Police seek info on fatal hit-and-run in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach Police are searching for the driver who hit and killed a motorcyclist from Lumberton.

The Horry County Coroner's Office tells WMBF News the victim is 46-year-old Andre Price of Lumberton, North Carolina. Price died at the hospital at 9:18 p.m.

The driver of a white van failed to yield to Price Wednesday night, then drove off after the collision, police officials confirmed.

At about 7:30 p.m., Price was riding his motorcycle south on US Highway 501 and was about to cross straight through the intersection at Robert Grissom Parkway, stated Myrtle Beach Police Department spokesman Captain David Knipes. A white van was heading north on US Highway 501 and was turning left to travel south on Robert Grissom Parkway.

The white van failed to yield to the bike's right of way and turned in front of it. The bike skidded, then laid down, Knipes stated. Price was separated and struck the van on the passenger side, according to a witness account. The rider was wearing a helmet that came off during the collision.

The van did not stop and fled the scene south on Robert Grissom Parkway, Knipes stated. The van is described as a white-panel work-style van with some type of rack with a blue tarp on the top, dual doors, and windows on the rear.

Anyone with information on the van or the accident is asked to call MBPD at 918-1382.

Copyright 2013 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLocalMore>>

  • Security upgrades coming to Johnsonville schools

    Security upgrades coming to Johnsonville schools

    Friday, February 23 2018 9:16 PM EST2018-02-24 02:16:58 GMT
    Johnsonville Elementary School (Source: WMBF News)Johnsonville Elementary School (Source: WMBF News)
    Johnsonville Elementary School (Source: WMBF News)Johnsonville Elementary School (Source: WMBF News)

    Florence School District 5 officials recently announced they will spend more than $300,000 in security upgrades at its schools.

    More >>

    Florence School District 5 officials recently announced they will spend more than $300,000 in security upgrades at its schools.

    More >>
  • Pawleys Island church being moved for repairs

    Pawleys Island church being moved for repairs

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:50 PM EST2018-02-24 01:50:47 GMT
    Crews get ready to move the church across the street. (Source: Pawleys Island Police on Twitter)Crews get ready to move the church across the street. (Source: Pawleys Island Police on Twitter)

    The Pawleys Island Chapel is being carefully moved across the street Friday so that repairs can be made on the building’s foundation. The church, which has been in the Pawleys Island community for about 50 years, is being lifted and moved across Myrtle Avenue between the North and South Causeways.

    More >>

    The Pawleys Island Chapel is being carefully moved across the street Friday so that repairs can be made on the building’s foundation. The church, which has been in the Pawleys Island community for about 50 years, is being lifted and moved across Myrtle Avenue between the North and South Causeways.

    More >>
  • Proposed bill would add misdemeanor charge for luring

    Proposed bill would add misdemeanor charge for luring

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:53 PM EST2018-02-23 23:53:07 GMT
    A proposed bill would make a luring a child into a building or vehicle against the law. (Source: WMBF News)A proposed bill would make a luring a child into a building or vehicle against the law. (Source: WMBF News)
    A proposed bill would make a luring a child into a building or vehicle against the law. (Source: WMBF News)A proposed bill would make a luring a child into a building or vehicle against the law. (Source: WMBF News)

    A new bill in South Carolina could make luring or enticing a child to get into a car or a building against the law.

    More >>

    A new bill in South Carolina could make luring or enticing a child to get into a car or a building against the law.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly