A pedestrian on a skateboard was hospitalized with serious injuries after being struck by an Horry County police car early Saturday morning.
The crash happened about 3:50 a.m. on U.S. 17 and Queens Harbour Boulevard, according to Cpl. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital with “serious injuries,” Collins said.
The skateboarder was in the roadway illegally, so no charges are expected to be filed against the officer, Collins said.
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The incident remains under investigation by the highway patrol.