Lombard man gets charged for hit-and-run that left one man injured

A Lombard, South Carolina man was taken into custody by the Charleston Police Department on Friday, October 25 for a hit and run accident last month that left one pedestrian severely wounded.

Twenty-four-year-old Austin Seaver was driving along Lincoln Avenue at around 10 p.m. on September 11 when he allegedly hit a pedestrian and presumably left the scene of the accident. The CPD used video surveillance and eyewitness testimonies to obtain a warrant for Seaver’s arrest.

The victim was brought to the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana for sustaining major injuries to his lower extremities. He underwent two operations and may undergo more surgeries in the future, the police said.

If you have been the victim of an accident due to the negligent actions of other people in Charleston, attorneys at the Steinberg Law Firm may be able to help you seek much-needed compensation. To get the information and guidance you need, call our offices today at 843-720-2800.

Updated on December 29, 2018

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