One person transported to hospital following accident involving police car

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a motorist was transported to the hospital following an accident involving a Charleston Police Department cruiser in West Ashley.

Authorities say the accident happened on Highway 17 at Park Dale Drive around 11:20 a.m.

An incident report states that a 56-year-old man was driving north on US 17, when the police cruiser, which was traveling west on Park Dale Drive,  failed to yield.

SCHP officials say the police officer was at fault but no charges have been filed at this time.

Highway patrol is continuing the investigation.

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