Georgetown road reopens after train collides with log truck, police say

Georgetown Police say a train crashed into a tractor-trailer carrying logs Wednesday morning.
Georgetown Police say a train crashed into a tractor-trailer carrying logs Wednesday morning.(Live 5)
Published: Sep. 14, 2022 at 10:20 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 14, 2022 at 4:36 PM EDT
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GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WMBF) - Crews in Georgetown are on the scene of a crash between a log truck and a train Wednesday morning.

According to the Georgetown Police Department, the crash happened at Front Street and Fraser Street, near the steel mill.

In a statement provided to WMBF News, CSX Transportation said the train collided with the truck at around 9:45 a.m.

Our sister station, WCSC, reports the driver of the truck was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

CSX also said the truck driver was taken to the hospital, but no further details were provided on their injuries. No one on the train crew was hurt.

The company also said it is cooperating with the Georgetown Police Department in its investigation.

Roads reopened at around 1:30 p.m. after being closed for several hours.

Georgetown County EMS and the Georgetown Fire Department were also on the scene.

Stay with WMBF News for updates.