501 near Tanger Outlets clear after accident backs up traffic

Source: SCDOT
Source: SCDOT

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A traffic accident with injuries caused bumper-to-bumper traffic for several hours Thursday afternoon on Highway 501 near the Tanger Outlets.

According to real-time traffic information from the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at about 2 p.m. on Highway 501 near the Tanger Outlet.

WMBF News's Traffic Tracker took an image from the highway cameras that showed traffic backed up significantly in the area.

The accident appeared to be affecting southbound lanes of traffic.

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