Driver suffers minor injuries after train hits car on Ladson Road

A driver suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning after a train hit a car on Ladson Road.

The crash happened at 7:42 a.m., according to the Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center. The tracks are near Lincolnville Road.

Ladson Road was closed for several hours after the accident.

A Norfolk Southern train hit a small compact car that was sitting on the tracks as the safety rails came down, Charleston County Sheriff’s Maj. Eric Watson said. The impact pushed the car into another vehicle that was sitting in traffic.

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