Highway patrol responds to second fatal crash in 24 hours on same stretch of Longs road

Highway patrol responds to second fatal crash in 24 hours on same stretch of Longs road
(Source: Raycom Media)

LONGS, SC (WMBF) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened Friday night in the Longs area.

According to information on the SCHP's website, the crash happened at 8:40 p.m., around 490 E. Hwy. 9, in front of the Market Express.

No other information was immediately available about the crash.

Friday's collision comes virtually 24 hours after a truck versus moped crash on the same stretch of Highway 9 left a Little River man dead.

According to Horry County Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard, 60-year-old Tony Holmes was hit from behind while operating a moped near 410 E. Hwy. 9 in Longs. He died roughly an hour later at Grand Strand Medical Center.

The time of that crash was 8:35 p.m. Thursday, according to Willard.

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