UNION — An inability to move because of traffic was the cause of a collision between a train and a trailer Tuesday morning.
Lt. Troy Wright of the Union Public Safety Department said the collision occurred around 7:30 p.m. on a private driveway off Thompson Boulevard (S.C. 18). Wright said a motorist had a trailer attached to the back of his Tahoe and was attempting to cross the railroad tracks onto Thompson Boulevard. He said oncoming traffic forced the driver of the Tahoe to stop, leaving the trailer on the tracks.
Wright said because he was unable to move due to the traffic, the driver of the Tahoe was unable to pull the trailer off the tracks and it was struck by a train. While he didn’t know the cost of the damage to the trailer, Wright said no one was injured in the collision.
Public safety personnel were still in the process of compiling the incident report which Wright said he expected to be completed today.
Any additional information about the accident will be in Thursday’s edition of The Union Daily Times.
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