Weather Data Source: South Carolina Weather

North Charleston Police Seeking Hit-and-Run Suspect in Fatal Cyclist Crash

Police car chasing suspect

North Charleston Police Searching for Hit-and-Run Suspect Involving Fatal Cyclist Crash

North Charleston, S.C. – The North Charleston Police have released a surveillance image of a pickup truck suspected to be involved in a hit-and-run incident resulting in a cyclist’s tragic death last week.

The authorities reported that the fatal accident occurred on June 11, around 11:27 p.m., at the Northbridge area. The vehicle, described as the ‘vehicle of interest’, was reportedly heading towards West Ashley when it collided with a bicyclist and subsequently left the scene. The cyclist succumbed to injuries sustained during the collision, as confirmed by Police spokesperson Harve Jacobs.

The Vehicle of Interest

Initial investigations by the North Charleston Police led to the identification of a 2019 to 2023 Dodge Ram 1500 or 2500 pick-up as the implicated vehicle in the hit-and-run. The truck supposedly has significant front-end damage. Authorities are uncertain about the truck’s color.

Public Appeal for Information

The North Charleston Police are actively seeking the community’s aid to locate this vehicle and the person responsible for the tragic incident. Any person with pertinent knowledge about the vehicle or incident is urged to call the North Charleston Police Tip Line at 843-607-2076. Alternatively, the public can contact Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.


The victim’s identity is not disclosed at this time to respect the family’s privacy. The cyclist’s sudden and tragic death has left the North Charleston community in shock and mourning. The local community members have joined hands in seeking justice for the victim and have emphasized the need for increased vigilance and safety, particularly for cyclists.

A Sobering Reminder

This tragic incident serves as a sobering reminder of the responsibilities motor vehicle drivers have while sharing the road with other users, particularly vulnerable road users like cyclists and pedestrians. It is vital to respect speed limits, maintain safe distances, and understand the potential consequences of reckless driving.

The North Charleston Police remain committed to securing the community and ensuring justice for the deceased cyclist. Their ongoing investigation seeks to apprehend the individual responsible for the hit-and-run, further emphasizing the severe penalties for traffic offenses and negligence on the road.

The authorities once again appeal for any firsthand information regarding the incident that could potentially assist with the ongoing investigations.

North Charleston Police Seeking Hit-and-Run Suspect in Fatal Cyclist Crash

HERE Charleston
Author: HERE Charleston

More Charleston Stories

Leave a Reply


Recent Posts

Featured Business

Featured Neighborhood

Sign up for our Newsletter