Truck runs off road, into trees on Hwy 61

This picture was taken at 11:40 p.m.
This picture was taken at 11:40 p.m.

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are investigating after the driver of a pickup truck ran off the road and into some trees on Highway 61 late Thursday.

The single-vehicle wreck happened around 11 p.m. near Magnolia Gardens. Major Brady with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office says the accident occurred when the driver swerved to miss another vehicle.

There is no word on any injuries at this time.  One lane of traffic was closed while crews cleared the scene.

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