All lanes reopened following Surfside accident on Hwy. 17

Surfside Beach, SC - SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Police are investigating a collision between a motorcycle and SUV in Surfside Beach.

A motorcycle and Lincoln Mercury SUV were involved in an accident at the intersection of 6th Ave. South and Hwy. 17 Business in Surfside Beach Saturday afternoon.  Horry County Fire Rescue and Surfside Beach Fire are on the scene.

The accident shut down both the south bound lanes of Hwy. 17 for a short time while traffic was diverted onto a frontage road. Both lanes were reopened by 5 p.m.

According to one witness, the driver of the motorcycle was taken away from the scene in an ambulance.

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