Log truck crash closes Hwy 378 in Marion County

(Source: WMBF News photog Ian Dorety)
(Source: WMBF News photog Ian Dorety)

MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) Highway 378 in Marion County is closed in both directions as emergency crews work to clear the scene of a log truck crash.

The crash occurred in the westbound lanes near Gresham and Brittons Neck Thursday morning around 9:15 a.m. Officials have closed Hwy 378 in order to clear the truck from the roadside ditch. The road is expected to be closed for several hours.

One driver was involved in the crash and was temporarily trapped in the truck until rescue crews were able to assist him out of the cabin. It does not appear he was seriously injured in the crash.

Brittons Neck - Gresham Fire Department and South Carolina Highway Patrol are on scene.

WMBF News has a crew at the scene who reports the logging truck did not spill, but the truck is turned on its side in a ditch on side of the highway. No other vehicles appear to be involved at this time.

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