Accident closes southbound Highway 17

Accident closes southbound lanes of Highway 17 | Source: SCDOT
Accident closes southbound lanes of Highway 17 | Source: SCDOT

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The southbound lanes of Highway 17 are shut down near Coventry Road due to an accident.

The accident involved three cars, according to SCDOT camera operators. The crash happened at around 3 p.m., according to State Highway Patrol.

Emergency crews are rerouting traffic to Coventry Road as a detour.

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