2 patients transported after 3-car accident on Hwy 17 Bypass near Hwy 501

2 patients transported after 3-car accident on Hwy 17 Bypass near Hwy 501
Source: WMBF News Skycam
Source: WMBF News Skycam
Source: Kelly Matter
Source: Kelly Matter

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A three-car accident on Highway 17 Bypass near the Coastal Grand Mall closed all but one southbound lane Friday night, according to SCDOT.

Two patients were transported to a nearby hospital, confirmed Lt. Christian Sliker with Myrtle Beach Fire. Firefighters extricated the patients from their vehicles and loaded them into ambulances, but extrication tools were not used.

The accident occurred shortly before 7 p.m. on Hwy 17 Bypass near the bridge over Highway 501.

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