Arrest made after Anderson man seriously hurt in hit-and-run crash

Tyler Kyle Alexander
Tyler Kyle Alexander (From: Anderson Co. Detention Center)

ANDERSON, S.C. (WSPA) – Troopers have arrested an Anderson man after a hit-and-run crash that sent a moped driver to the hospital.

Trooper Joe Hovis with the S.C. Highway Patrol said the crash happened around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday on S. McDuffie Street in Anderson.

Hovis said a 54-year-old Anderson man driving a moped suffered serious injuries after he was hit from behind.

The victim was driving west on S. McDuffie Street when he was struck by another driver headed in the same direction.

The victim was taken by ambulance to AnMed Health Medical Center for his injuries.

Highway Patrol says 24-year-old Tyler Kyle Alexander of Anderson was arrested and charged with Leaving the Scene of a Crash Resulting in Great Bodily Injury, Operating a Motor Vehicle Uninsured, and Driving Too Fast For Conditions.

The crash remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol’s MAIT team