Truck driver suffered non-life threatening injuries after crash involving Amtrak train

Berkeley County News

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (WCBD) – A collision between a truck and train sent one person to the hospital Monday morning.

The crash happened at the railroad tracks along East Main Street in Moncks Corner, where an Amtrak train crashed into a 2016 Dodge truck just before 10:30 a.m.

Once at the scene, Capt. Mark Field with the Moncks Corner Police Department said officers and rescue personnel worked to remove the truck driver from the wreckage.

The driver, a 61-year-old male, was transported by EMS at a local hospital where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

No other injuries were reported.

East Main Street and the railroad tracks were closed temporarily while debris was removed.

The name of that truck driver has not yet been released. An investigation is on-going.

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