Train collides with tractor-trailer in St. Stephens

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ST. STEPHEN, S.C. (WCBD) – Crews are currently working the site of a collision between a tractor-trailer and a train in St. Stephen.

News 2 has a crew on the scene.

The collision occurred shortly before 6 p.m.

A press release issued by Berkeley County confirmed that the collision occurred at the intersection of Byrnes Drive and Elm Street, near Highway 52.

Elm Street is closed, as well as the railroad crossing at Highway 52 and SC 27. The roads are expected to be closed for several hours, according to the press release.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) advised that Highway 52 was down to one lane of traffic.

The press release advised that the collision caused a 40-gallon diesel spill which has since been contained and presents no threat to the public.

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