Part of MLK bridge in Florence closed following train derailment

Part of MLK bridge in Florence closed following train derailment
Source: RNN (Ancheta, Dillon)

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge is closed Friday at the intersection of Oakland/Lucas and Cheves/Lucas due to a train derailment under the bridge during the overnight hours, according to a tweet from the city of Florence.

The area will remain closed until inspections of the bridge are completed and it is deemed safe for travel.

This is all the information available at this time. Stay tuned for updates.

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