Troopers make arrest in Forestbrook hit-and-run case that seriously hurt bicyclist
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A man has been charged in a hit-and-run in the Forestbrook area that left a 19-year-old severely hurt.
South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers arrested Mauro Pascual Felipe on Tuesday night. He is charged with hit and run resulting in great bodily injury and driving without a license.
Felipe is accused of not stopping his truck after hitting 19-year-old Christian Devlin around 11:30 p.m. Saturday along Burcale Road and Ryan Lane.
Devlin’s father said that he was biking home from work when he was hit from behind. Devlin was able to call for help.
The 19-year-old is currently in a full-body cast but is alert and talking, according to his dad.
Felipe is being held at J. Reuben Long Detention Center. No bond has been set.
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