GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOV) – A truck driver was injured Wednesday night after a semi-tractor trailer was hit by a train in an industrial area near the intersection of C and 2nd streets, Granite City police say.
According to officials, as the train was traveling northbound, the semi-tractor trailer was heading eastbound. The train then hit the back of the semi, causing it to go off the road.
The extent of the driver’s injuries is unknown. The driver was treated at the scene and was taken to a nearby hospital.
The accident happened shortly before 9 p.m.