South Carolina Pedestrians Least Likely To Be Struck By Hit And Run Drivers

News
South Carolina Pedestrians Least Likely To Be Struck By Hit And Run Drivers (Image 1)_16719

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.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

High School Red Zone video and scores
Mascot Challenge
High School Standouts
Ask the Expert
First Responder Friday
Find A Job
wspa news app free for download choose your store below
download the wspa news app from the apple app store
download the wspa news app from the google play store