SC trooper quits after 3 pedestrians hit

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 8:01 AM
Last updated 6:16 PM
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper has resigned after three pedestrians were hit in Myrtle Beach.

The Department of Public Safety said Lance Cpl. Christopher Lee Bridges resigned after he had been suspended Sunday.

Bridges surrendered to Horry County Sheriff’s deputies Monday and is charged with three counts of hit and run in an accident involving minor personal injuries.

Horry County Sgt. Jeff Benton says Bridges was in his personal vehicle when he struck three pedestrians early Sunday. Bridges checked on the pedestrians, called 911 and left the scene.

The victims were treated and released from Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.

Bridges had been with the patrol since 2007 and worked in Horry County.

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PUPPYMOMMA 12/04/12 - 02:57 pm
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Three strikes-you're out!

Three strikes-you're out!

Tots
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Tots 12/04/12 - 07:28 pm
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Just wait a minute-

He did what? How come they didn't arrest him? Something doesn't sound right...

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GaStang22 12/08/12 - 01:37 pm
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Something doesn't sound right to me either.
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Like how you are asking why they didn't arrest him!!!!!

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