1 sent to hospital following SUV, school bus accident

Conway, SC - CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - One person has been transported to the Conway Medical Center following a collision involving a school bus and SUV on US-501 Friday afternoon.

Catina Hipp, spokeswoman for the Conway Police Department, said the SUV and school bus collided shortly after 4:15 p.m. on US-501 in the area of El Bethel. Police temporarily shut down the southbound lanes of US-501 to address the accident.

Hipp said the driver of the SUV had to be cut out of the vehicle and was transported to the Conway Medical Center for treatment.

It is unclear if the school bus was carrying students at the time of the accident. No injuries were reported.

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