US 501 in Carolina Forest cleared after injury accident

US 501 in Carolina Forest cleared after injury accident

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A vehicle accident with injuries was blocking all southbound lanes on U.S. 501 near Carolina Forest Boulevard, according to officials.

Battalion Chief Brian VanAernem of Horry County Fire Rescue says one person was transported to Conway Medical Center.

The accident occurred at about 11:40 a.m. Tuesday according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The SCDOT stated that all southbound lanes were blocked near Carolina Forest Boulevard as of 11:54 a.m. A traffic camera in the area showed emergency vehicles on the southbound lanes, and a significant traffic back-up. The lanes were clear by 1:15 p.m., according to SCDOT.

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