Fatal accident

The driver of this SUV was killed when he hit a curb and went off the road on Coleman Boulevard.

The driver of this SUV was killed Wednesday when he hit a curb and went off the road on Coleman Boulevard near the Shem Creek bridge. The SUV struck a utility pole and two trees about 7:30 p.m., Mount Pleasant Police Sgt. Pat Carter said. A motorist had seen the SUV driving too fast and erratically on the Ravenel Bridge and was on the phone with police at the time of the wreck. The driver's identity was not released. Northbound traffic on Coleman Boulevard was closed for several hours. Southbound traffic was reduced to one lane.