Bicyclist struck by vehicle on U.S. 501 bridge, SCHP investigating

South Carolina Highway Patrol authorities are investigating what appears to be a hit-and-run after a bicyclist was struck by a vehicle early Saturday morning, according to Sgt. Bob Beres with the highway patrol.

The crash occurred at 5:49 a.m. on U.S. 501 on the Intercoastal Waterway bridge, authorities said.

The bicyclist was taken to the hospital with injuries, but the victim’s condition is currently unknown, Beres said.