No serious injuries reported in accident on Highway 501 exit

Source: Storm Team Meteorologist Marla Branson
Source: Storm Team Meteorologist Marla Branson
Source: Storm Team Meteorologist Marla Branson
Source: Storm Team Meteorologist Marla Branson

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Police and fire crews in Myrtle Beach were on the scene of an accident with reported injuries at the intersection of Highway 501 with Highway 17.

The MB dispatch website says the accident was reported around 11:25 a.m. on the exit from southbound Highway 17 to southbound Highway 501. Witnesses on the scene report that the driver appeared to be on a moped or motorcycle.

A WMBF News crew was on the scene, reporting traffic along Pine Island Road was backed up as motorists stop and watched the scene in the retention pond adjacent to Costco and HH Gregg.

Myrtle Beach Police say a male driver and his female passenger drove off the road on the embankment, but neither were seriously injured.

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