Three-vehicle crash slows traffic on U.S. 501 near Gardner Lacy Road

Three-vehicle crash slows traffic on U.S. 501 near Gardner Lacy Road
(Source: Vann Horne)
(Source: Vann Horne)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A three-car accident on the northbound side of U.S. 501 between Carolina Forest Boulevard and Gardner Lacy Road has slowed down traffic Thursday afternoon.

Horry County Fire Rescue Chief Brian Van Aernem said emergency crews are in the process of extracting individuals from the vehicles.

He added none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening.

According to information on the South Carolina Highway Patrol's website, a vehicle crash was reported at 3:01 p.m., on U.S. 501 near Conbraco Circle.

Van Aernem advised motorists to avoid the area as emergency crews work the crash.

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