Two people from Rock Hill have just been suspended and charged for an overnight hit-and-run that took place last Wednesday night, when they ran their vehicle into a motorcyclist and then swiftly drove away after the crime.
The damage to the motorcyclist was severe, and he was transported to the closest hospital available via helicopter for immediate assistance.
Around 9:00 o’clock Wednesday night, the Rock Hill Police Department were contacted by a witness who saw the hit-and-run take place at the intersection of Mount Galant and Celenese Road.
The accident was involving a Yamaha R-6 motorcycle and a 2000 Infiniti sedan. The motorcyclist was a 23-year-old who as stated above, suffered life-threatening injuries due to the collision. He was reported to of not been wearing his helmet at the time of incident.
Authorities arrested both suspects and took them into the police station for questioning. Both defendants were scheduled for bond hearings this past Friday.
The 31-year-old and the 25-year-old defendants are also being charged with leaving the scene of the accident. Moreover, the 31-year-old is also being independently charged with operating an uninsured motor vehicle( which is a violation in the state South Carolina) and his second “driving under suspension” offense.
The 25-year-old is now receiving his first “driving under suspension” offense and operating an uninsured vehicle that had a suspended tag.
The accident is still currently being investigated and the police are seeking any information that could be relevant to this crime.
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