Police car with its lights on

Date of Incident: April 29, 2024

South Carolina Reporting Authority:  North Myrtle Beach Police Department

Type of Accident: Auto-Pedestrian Collision

Location of Accident: 8th Avenue North in North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Injuries: One Injured

Description of Accident: While walking along 8th Avenue North around 7 PM on Thursday, a 27-year-old tourist was struck by a car and fell into a ditch in Myrtle Beach. Police found the victim and transported her to a local hospital, with city cameras capturing the entire incident. An arrest was made within hours of the hit-and-run.

Local Media Coverage: City cameras identify car, driver accused of hitting tourist in North Myrtle Beach (WMBF News)