Train hits cement truck, blocks road near Seneca

Photo courtesy Oconee County Emergency Management

OCONEE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – A road in Oconee County is closed Wednesday after an accident involving a train and a tractor-trailer.

Shiloh Road is blocked at Wells Highway according to Oconee County Emergency Management. That’s on the east side of Seneca.

We’re told an 18-wheeler carrying cement material was stopped at an intersection with the trailer remaining across the track around 10:40 am Wednesday.

Officials say a Norfolk Southern train attempted to stop, but did hit the trailer. The trailer was rolled on it’s side.

There were no injuries and no hazardous materials were released.

Highway Patrol says the driver of the truck was cited for Disregarding a Railroad Signal.