Troopers identify suspect in Sangaree hit-and-run that hurt 4 children
Troopers have arrested the man they say was driving a car that struck four girls Saturday night in Sangaree.
Phillip Andrew Wucherer, 22, is charged with leaving the scene of a collision involving personal injury and three counts of leaving the scene of a collision involving great bodily injury, S.C. Highway Patrol Cpl. Bob Beres said.
Troopers arrested Wucherer at his job on Trolley Road about 12:15 p.m. Tuesday He is being held at the Dorchester County Detention Center.
Sydney Hopkins, 10, Evan Hopkins, 13, Dorothy Jackson, 14, and Harleigh Eury, 10, all were hit by a Ford Taurus as they sat on the curb on Paddock Way around 11:30 p.m. The children were trying to access neighbors’ Wi-FI networks.
Sydney was released from Medical University Hospital on Monday, while the other three were listed in good condition.
The collision is being investigated by the Highway Patrol and by the Patrol’s Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team.
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