Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in crash on Johns Island

The crash happened on Monday at 12:50 p.m. near the intersection of Cane Slash Road and...
The crash happened on Monday at 12:50 p.m. near the intersection of Cane Slash Road and Elvington Road.(Live 5)
Published: Nov. 30, 2021 at 1:28 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 30, 2021 at 4:28 PM EST
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JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified a man who was killed in a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV on Johns Island.

The Charleston County Coroner, Bobbi Jo O’Neal said 32-year-old Bradlee Jackson from Charleston died at the scene of the crash on Cane Slash Road and Elvington Road on Monday at 12:56 pm.

The Charleston Police Department said a motorcyclist traveling east on Cane Slash Road hit the SUV that was turning onto Elvington Road.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, police say. Meanwhile, the driver of the SUV was taken to a local hospital and was treated for minor injuries, Charleston Police Department Inspector Michael Gillooly says.

Investigators closed Cane Slash Road for several hours. The road was reopened at 5:30 p.m.

Police are continuing to investigate the crash, anyone with information is asked to contact the Charleston Police Department Traffic Division at 843-965-4084.

This collision is the 18th traffic fatality investigated by the Charleston Police Department in 2021, Gillooly says. The agency released a breakdown of the fatalities:

  • Single vehicle - 3
  • Single Motorcycle - 2
  • Single non-street legal dirt bike - 1
  • Vehicle vs. pedestrian - 6
  • Vehicle vs. moped - 1
  • Multi-vehicle - 2
  • Vehicle vs. bicycle - 2
  • Motorcycle vs. motor vehicle - 1

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