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UPDATE: Two airlifted in critical condition after accident on Highway 9

(Source: WMBF News) (Source: WMBF News)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Horry County Fire Rescue responded to a motor vehicle accident in Nichols Sunday afternoon on Highway 9 at Pinckney Road.

A helicopter was requested, and two people were airlifted in critical condition. Three others were transported to the hospital in non-critical condition.

WMBF News received word from Penny Hall, from Gastonia, North Carolina. Hall said the accident involved her mother and three of her sisters. The four women were vacationing in Myrtle Beach and were on their way back to Gastonia when the accident happened, according to Hall.

Hall said she spoke to her mother on the phone and she will be okay, but she is still waiting to hear the condition of her two aunts who were airlifted to McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence. 

This is a developing story, check back with WMBF News for more.

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