Traffic shuts down after car overturns on Hwy. 544

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A vehicle has overturned on Highway 544 as the result of a multiple car accident involving 14 people.

The accident was reported at 4:04 p.m. by Highway Patrol troopers, as an entrapment. The crash happened on Highway 544 west of the Ocean Lakes Campground.

At least five cars were involved. Injuries were reported. Four victims were transported to a nearby hospital.

Traffic remains stacked on Highway 544 near Highway 17 Business.

WMBF News has a crew on scene. Highway Patrol has opened an investigation.

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