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One person taken to hospital after accident on Hwy. 17 Bypass near Azalea Lakes

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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – One person was taken to the hospital for minor injuries after a traffic accident involving an ambulance and a car on Highway 17 Bypass near Azalea Lakes Wednesday night, according to the Horry County Fire Rescue Battalion Chief.

The accident had southbound traffic blocked on Highway 17 Bypass but the HCFR Battalion Chief said the lanes reopened shortly after.

The private ambulance was driving on a routine transport when the accident happened, and it completed its run after the crash, according to the HCFR Battalion Chief.

South Carolina Highway Patrol said the accident occurred around 10:13 p.m.

Horry County Fire Rescue responded to the accident.

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