Bicycle rider hit by car in Ladson

A bicycle rider was hit by car and seriously injured on Highway 78 in Ladson this morning.

Dispatch handled the call near Pinewood Drive about 7:20 a.m.

The bicyclist was taken to a hospital with major injuries, Charleston County Sheriff’s Maj. Eric Watson said.

Highway 78 was shut down near the accident scene as of 9:30 a.m.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.