Early morning accident shuts down part of US-17 Bypass

Myrtle Beach, SC - MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - An early morning car accident caused emergency crews to shut down part of US-17 Bypass early Friday morning.

According to officials, a mini-van struck a power pole between 76th and 67th Avenues North around 1 a.m. Emergency crews had to use the jaws of life to free the person from the car.

They transported that person by ambulance to an area hospital.

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