Woman hospitalized after vehicle runs off I-26 exit ramp

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A 23-year-old was taken to MUSC Saturday afternoon after her vehicle ran off an I-26 exit ramp and crashed into trees, officials say.

According to Bridget Wyant with Highway Patrol, the incident occurred at the exit 217 off ramp at 1:15 p.m. The vehicle, a 2002 Ford Explorer drove off the westbound exit ramp and overturned into trees.

The driver of the vehicle was not wearing a seatbelt, Wyant said.

The driver was transported by EMS to MUSC. Her condition is not known at this time.

Highway Patrol is investigating the wreck.

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