Beaufort News

Crash in Burton hospitalizes bicyclist

A bicyclist was hospitalized Thursday after he and a truck collided in Burton.

Firefighters and Beaufort County EMS were called about 3:30 p.m. to County Shed Road near the intersection of Pine Grove Road, said Dan Byrne, Burton Fire District spokesman.

Byrne said the bicyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, was taken by ambulance to Beaufort Memorial Hospital with "potentially serious" injuries.

No other injuries were reported, Byrne said.

County Shed Road was closed for about 45 minutes between Jennings and Pine Grove roads.