Driver hospitalized following wreck on Johns Island

A driver was hospitalized early Tuesday after crashing into a tree on Johns Island.

The wreck occurred at 3:09 a.m. on River Road, according to Charleston County sheriff’s Maj. Eric Watson. The driver lost control of the vehicle while headed in the direction of Maybank Highway, he said.

Emergency responders rescued the driver from the vehicle and transported the person to Medical University Hospital for treatment. The driver’s condition was not known around 9:30 a.m.

The wreck remains under investigation, Watson said.

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