A driver was killed Thursday when a car went off the road and hit another vehicle in a West Ashley parking lot.

A car was going on Sam Rittenberg Boulevard about 5:40 p.m. when it left the road and hit another car at the Ashley Landing Shopping Center, Charleston police spokesman Charles Francis said. The driver died in the accident.

A person was in the car that was hit. The occupant was taken to a hospital and is expected to recover, Francis said.

The name of the driver who died has not been released.