Accident on US501 near East Cox Ferry Rd. backs up traffic - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Accident on US501 near East Cox Ferry Rd. backs up traffic

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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A traffic accident with injuries on East Cox Ferry at US 501 south of Conway backed up traffic significantly on northbound lanes of US 501 Wednesday morning.

According to tweets from HCFR, two were entrapped by the accident, and HCFR assisted Conway Fire at the scene. The South Carolina Highway Patrol listing for this accident states it happened at 7:08 a.m. Wednesday, and does involve injuries.

"This is in the area of the PYI curve. avoid the area if possible. Use caution," HCFR tweeted at 7:23 a.m. As of 8:30 a.m., the accident was no longer listed by SCHP, and South Carolina Department of Transportation traffic cameras showed that the roadway was clear of traffic.

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