Accident stalled traffic on Hwy 31 near Hwy 22

Source: WMBF News Photographer Michael Walter
Source: WMBF News Photographer Michael Walter

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol has cleared the scene of an accident that was blocking traffic on a popular local's shortcut.

The agency's website reports an accident occurred around 5:36 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 31 southbound near the exit from SC 22.

It's unknown right now how many individuals or vehicles may be involved, but the website did report injuries.

Our WMBF News crew on the scene noted a truck was flipped on it's side and motorists were taking to the shoulder to get around.

The cause of the crash is still unknown. Stick with WMBF News to bring you the updates as they become available.

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