Traffic Alert: Southbound lanes of U.S. 17 near Sea Mountain Highway in NMB closed due to crash

Traffic Alert: Southbound lanes of U.S. 17 near Sea Mountain Highway in NMB closed due to crash
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NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Drivers were asked to avoid the area of U.S. 17 in the area of the Coastal North Town Center in North Myrtle Beach due to a traffic crash Thursday afternoon.

According to a post on the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety’s Facebook page, the southbound lanes of U.S. 17 in that area were temporarily closed. Coastal North is in the area of U.S. 17 and Sea Mountain Highway.

Information from the city stated the scene was cleared around 1:30 p.m.

The vehicle took out a light pole in the median at 1799 U.S. 17 North and had traffic backed up for a period of time, according to North Myrtle Beach officials. No one was seriously injured and all people were out of the vehicle when emergency personnel arrived on scene.

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