Serious accident blocks traffic on Hwy 17 in Little River

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A serious accident on Highway 17 in the Little River area is blocking traffic north of the Intracoastal Bridge.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol's website says the collision occurred around 4:15 p.m. on Highway 17 North where it crosses over Highway 90. The collision is listed to have injuries but the number of vehicles or persons involved, and the severity of injuries was not immediately known.

The Department of Public Safety in North Myrtle Beach issued a NIXLE alert warning motorists that the roadway was blocked in the northbound lanes as crews worked to clear the scene of the "serious accident."

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