Troopers: truck driver hit by tractor trailer in Piedmont - FOX Carolina 21

Troopers: truck driver hit by tractor trailer in Piedmont

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The road sign at Shacklford Rd. (May 30, 2017/ FOX Carolina) The road sign at Shacklford Rd. (May 30, 2017/ FOX Carolina)
PIEDMONT, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Shacklford Road in Piedmont was blocked Tuesday morning after a tractor trailer struck its driver, according to troopers with the SC Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the collision occurred on private property around 9:30 a.m.

Troopers said a driver was warming up his truck when it popped into gear and struck the driver. The driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

According to the SC Highway Patrol website, Shacklford Road was blocked at South Burty Road and Piedmont Highway.

By 10:20 a.m. the road had reopened.

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