TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident blocks Hwy. 17 Bypass near Hwy 501

TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident blocks Hwy. 17 Bypass near Hwy 501

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - An accident is blocking the two northbound lanes of Highway 17 Bypass just north of Highway 501, according to the SCDOT.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol reports the collision happened at about 4:37 p.m. Monday.

The accident occurred near the WMBF News studios - emergency crews are on scene and two lanes appear blocked as of 4:42 p.m.

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