Man hospitalized after crash involving truck, train in Moncks Corner

Man hospitalized after crash involving truck, train in Moncks Corner
The truck which was involved in a crash with a train Monday morning in Moncks Corner

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (WCSC) - Moncks Corner Police responded Monday morning to the scene of a crash involving a truck and a train.

According to Moncks Corner Police Capt. Mark Fields, a 2016 Dodge Ram was hit by a northbound Amtrak train at the intersection of Main Street and the railroad tracks.

EMS took the 61-year-old driver of the truck to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Fields said. Police did not release the name of the driver involved.

No other injuries were reported.

“Service on an Amtrak train has been temporarily suspended after it came into contact with an occupied vehicle,” Amtrak spokeswoman Kimberly Woods said in a statement. “The incident happened at around 10:26 a.m. today on East Main Street. At the time of the incident, 55 customers were on the train. There are no reported injuries to customers or crew members. Local enforcement is on the scene investigating the incident. Amtrak is cooperating with the investigation. The train originated in Savannah. It will be heading to New York once it resumes service.”

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