Driver flees scene of crash on Hwy. 17 at Glenns Bay Rd

SURFSIDE, SC (WMBF) - Highway Patrolmen are investigating a hit and run with injuries at the intersection of Highway 17 Bypass and Glenns Bay Road.

That incident occurred around 8:55 p.m. Tuesday.

Officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol say a 1999 Jeep Cherokee attempting to turn left onto Glenns Bay Road struck a Chevy Blazer traveling north on Highway 17.

The driver and passenger in the Chevy Blazer had to be extricated from the vehicle; both were transported to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.

The driver of the Jeep Cherokee fled the scene.

If you witnessed this crash or know who the unidentified driver may be, please call the police as soon as possible.

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