December 14, 2016 Update:
Investigators have charged Joseph Granger of Hampton, Virginia with Felony Driving Under the Influence in this case. Mr. Granger was driving the vehicle that pulled in front of the motorcycle on the Isle of Palms Connector. Once he is discharged from MUSC he will be transported to the Charleston County Detention Center.
On 12/11/2016, at approximately 4:08 p.m., officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to the Isle of Palms Connector and Riviera Drive in reference to a collision. A motorcycle was heading towards the Isle of Palms on the connector when a vehicle turned left off of Riviera Drive into the path of the motorcycle and was struck by the motorcycle in the area of the driver’s door. The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead on the scene and the driver of the vehicle was transported to MUSC. This collision is still under investigation.