Charleston PD re-opens Dec. 8 crash investigation after bicyclist dies

South Carolina Reporting Authority: Charleston Police Department

Type of Accident: Vehicle v. bicycle crash

Injuries: Fatal injuries

Description of Accident: The Charleston Police Department has re-opened an investigation into a West Ashley vehicle v. bicycle wreck that occurred late last year after the victim succumbed to his injuries. The wreck occurred around 11am on December 9, 2021 on 1 South Park Circle Drive near the Citadel Mall. According to police, a Toyota SUV and bicycle were moving in opposite directions when they both attempted a turn into a parking lot, causing them to collide.  While the bicyclist didn’t seem gravely injured at the time, he had suffered serious internal injuries that tragically led to his death.

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