Hit and run accidents in South Carolina are more likely to involve utility poles than people, according to data from the South Carolina Department of Transportation.
7 On Your Side Investigative Team looked over data from SCDOT from 2010 through May of 2015.
During that time frame, there were more than 10,000 hit and run incidents. 7,000 involved moving cars. Stopped cars accounted for 2,006 incidents. Parked cars made up 1,359 hit and runs. Utility poles involved more than 300 incidents.
Only 226 people were struck by hit and run drivers.