Authorities Searching for Greenville Hit-and-Run Driver

Keep victim Daniel Tejeda in your prayers:

GREENVILLE, SC – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is trying to find a driver who they say left the scene after striking a pedestrian Thursday night in Greenville.

Troopers say Daniel Tejeda, 47, was hit on South Washington Avenue at 9:08pm. Tejeda – who is from Simpsonville – was transported to Greenville Hospital System.

His condition is not known.

Troopers say Tejeda was on the sidewalk when a northbound vehicle hit him, struck and a manhole cover and fence, then left the scene on U.S. Highway 123.

The vehicle was described as a white possibly older model car. It may be a 1980’s Lincoln Towncar or Continental. The SCHP says the car would have damage to the front.

There’s a video report at the link that has a surveillance photo of the car. If you have any information call Crime Stoppers at 23-CRIME.

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