Police: Driver crashed into sign, drove recklessly

Source: Live 5
Published: Jun. 11, 2021 at 9:07 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 12, 2021 at 6:35 AM EDT
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JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston Police Department says one man was killed after a motorcycle crash on James Island.

According to the Charleston County Coroner’s Office, the victim died from injuries sustained in the Friday night crash.

Emergency crews responded to the crash in the area of Seaside Lane and Fort Johnson Friday night around 7:10 p.m.

Charleston Police say a 32-year-old man was driving a motorcycle when he lost control and fell off.

They say he then crashed into a speed limit sign.

The driver was seriously injured and transported to MUSC in critical condition after receiving first aid from police officers, according to a report.

Investigators say he was not wearing a helmet and was driving recklessly in the area before the accident.

The area is now back open to motorists.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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