HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A moped operator suffered a medical episode Monday afternoon following his arrest by Horry County police for allegedly leading police on a chase.
According to officials with the Horry County Police Department, the moped operator reportedly ran a traffic light on Socastee Boulevard, leading law enforcement to pursue the person.
Around Joseph Road and Enterprise Road, the person ditched the moped and took off on foot. A brief foot chase ensued before the man was quickly apprehended, according to HCPD officials.
While the suspect was in custody, he reportedly suffered a medical episode and was taken to the hospital.
According to a WMBF News crew, police were still on the scene near Enterprise Road and Downybrook Road around 5:20 p.m. Monday.