Boynton Beach police have confirmed that former WCW wrestler Van Hammer, real name Mark Hildreth has been arrested for hit-and-run after driving 58 miles per hour in a 35-zone while drunk and hitting a 5-year old who was riding his bike. The boy is currently in a stable condition after suffering from internal injuries.
The terrible incident happened Sunday afternoon, and Van Hammer’s bail was set at $125,000 with the option for house arrest. During his court appearance earlier today, it was revealed Van Hammer has two previous DUI arrests.
Van Hammer has been retired from wrestling since 2009 and works for a home improvement business.
Our thoughts are with the young child and his family at this time.