Eddie Gene Bagwell, 46, of 296 W. Patton Rd. in Laurens, was charged with attempted murder and breach of peace-aggravated in nature.
The incident occurred on Friday night at 225 E. Main Street in Laurens.
According to reports, Bagwell allegedly accelerated his 1990 Ford Mustang at a high rate of speed into the victim. Reports indicate that the victim was walking away from the vehicle, down a hill with their back turned when the incident occurred. The incident reportedly happened in front of multiple witnesses.
Bagwell was transported and booked at the Johnson Detention Center.