Summerville teen cited after striking motorcyclist on I-26

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A Summerville teen was cited for driving too fast for conditions after authorities say she struck a motorcyclist who was standing on the side of the roadway next to his bike.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the accident happened at 3:05 p.m. on Interstate 26 at the Ashley Phosphate exit.

According to authorities, the 18-year-old driver of an SUV was traveling too fast for conditions, lost control of her vehicle which struck a concrete wall, then spun around and struck a motorcyclist, who was standing next to his bike.

The motorcyclist, a 47-year-old man from Ladson, was transported to the Medical University of South Carolina.

Troopers say the motorcyclist's bike was also struck by the SUV.

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