Mount Pleasant Police searching for hit-and-run driver

— Police are searching for suspects in a New Year’s Day hit and run off Ben Sawyer Boulevard.

Two pedestrians were hit by an SUV at 12:46 a.m. in the parking lot of the CVS at 1401 Ben Sawyer Blvd, according to a release by Mount Pleasant Police. One of the people struck was taken to the hospital. The victim’s condition was not immediately released.

Authorities are looking for a silver or grey SUV with possible damage to both front quarter panels as well as both headlights.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of this vehicle or the driver is asked to call 843-884-4176 or email the officer in charge at nledbetter@tompsc.com. Those who wish to remain anonymous may submit a tip at www.mppdnews.blogspot.com/p/submit-tip.html or through the department’s smartphone app.

Reach Matt Sartwell at 843-937-5590 or @mattsartwell.