Accident causing delays on Hwy. 501 near Tanger Outlets

Source: SCDOT
Source: SCDOT

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A car accident has closed one northbound lane of Highway 501 near the Tanger Outlet Center, and is causing bumper-to-bumper traffic in the area.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at about 2:22 p.m. Friday, and did not cause an injury.

The SC Department of Transportation states online the left lane of US501 northbound is closed, and traffic cameras in the area show significant delays. Traffic is currently backed up past Highway 31.

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