Highway 90 closed at Sea Mountain Hwy due to accident

Source: SC511.org
Source: SC511.org

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The intersection of Sea Mountain Highway and Highway 90 is closed Thursday morning due to an accident, according to an advisory from the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety.

The accident occurred at about 7:42 a.m. Thursday morning, and does involve injuries, according to information from the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Horry County Fire Rescue confirmed a car crashed into a light pole at the intersection, and took it down, along with the traffic lights. The driver was transported to a nearby hospital with injuries.

As of 10:30 a.m., South Carolina Department of Transportation workers were still on scene repairing a traffic light. The involved vehicles have been cleared from the scene.

An official with SCDOT said that crews would be on scene repairing the lights until the mid-afternoon.

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