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HCFR: 6 people taken to hospital after head-on collision on Hwy 701

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A Google Maps image showing the approximate location of the accident. A Google Maps image showing the approximate location of the accident.

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Six people were transported to a hospital and Highway 701 was shut down south of Conway Sunday afternoon after a head-on collision, officials confirmed.

According to a tweet from Horry County Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Justin Gibbins, the accident occurred in the 4500 block of Highway 701.

According to information from the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident happened in front of the United Methodist Church at about 1:30 p.m.

Highway 701 was shut down Sunday afternoon, Gibbins stated.

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