Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- A tractor-trailer ran off Highway 76-378 Tuesday afternoon, blocking severallanes for hours.

The incident took place just before 2 p.m. near Antioch Church Road.

Emergency officials say a the rig was carrying a flatbed trailer with metal in the eastbound lanes. The driver ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected, and then overturned.

The metal spilled into the median, and blocked all eastbound lanes.

The driver was taken to the hospital for treatment, and the extent of his injuries isn't known.

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