Multi-car crash closes 2 northbound lanes on Hwy 17

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) A multi-car crash temporarily closed the two left hand lanes in the northbound direction on Highway 17 Bypass near the Coastal Grand Mall Wednesday morning.

Emergency crews are on scene tending to the victims of three vehicles, and possibly one 18-wheeler.

The tractor trailer is pulled to the side of Hwy 17 near the Conway bound off ramp, while three other vehicles, including one SUV, are being cleared of the wreck area.

South Carolina Highway Patrol says the lanes were closed for approximately 20 minutes while rescue crews cleared the debris.

Drivers are now able to access all lanes on Hwy 17 northbound.

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