Police: Driver in deadly crash arrested after fleeing the scene
Sat, 08 Dec 2012 17:00:46 GMT —
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) - The search is over for a driver involved in a deadly crash who police say ran away after the crash. Myrtle Beach Police Lt. Richard Shoe says they arrested Evgeny Pavlovich Bolotov, 28, at his home Saturday evening.
He's charged with Reckless Homicide and Hit and Run. Bolotov is being held on $750,000 bond at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center.
The crash happened at the corner of Robert Grissom Parkway and Highway 501 in Myrtle Beach around 12:45 a.m. Saturday.
A car traveling on Highway 501 towards Conway hit Bolotov's car after he ran a red light at the intersection of Robert Grissom Parkway and 501, according to Horry County Coroner Robert Edge.
The passenger in Bolotov's car died
Edge identified him as Sereey Kharlamov, 26.
Myrtle Beach police say this is an ongoing investigation.