Pedestrian hurt in hit and run on Highway 544

A pedestrian was hurt in a hit and run crash on Highway 544 in Horry County around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol spokesman Lance Corporal Sonny Collins.

The only description Highway Patrol can provide on the vehicle involved is that it is a small black SUV with front end damage.

The SUV was headed west on Highway 544 near Lake Park Drive when it struck the pedestrian.

The victim was taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. The victim's condition is not being released.

If you have any information about the vehicle or the driver, call Highway Patrol at (843) 661-4700.

Highway Patrol's special accident investigation team is working the case.