Emergency officials: Man in critical condition after struck by falling tree

Emergency officials: Man in critical condition after struck by falling tree

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Emergency officials say a man is in critical condition after a tree fell on him Thursday evening on Edisto Island.

According to the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, the man was hit on the head by a falling tree near Highway 174 and Cypress Bottom Road.

The man was transported to the Medical University of South Carolina.

The emergency call came in around 5:15 p.m.

Authorities say the accident is not affecting traffic in the area.

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