Driver hospitalized in River Road wreck

JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Charleston County deputies say one person was taken to a hospital following a single-vehicle wreck in Johns Island early Tuesday morning.

Deputies say the wreck happened around 3:09 a.m. on River Road in the area of Brownswood Road.

According to officials, the vehicle was traveling towards Maybank Road when the driver lost control and collided with a tree. The driver had to be extracted from the vehicle, and was transported to MUSC for treatment.

No word at this time on the severity of the driver's injuries.

River Road was closed for several hours while crews worked the scene. It has since been reopened.

The wreck is under investigation.

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