Accident backing up traffic to Conway on Hwy 501

Accident backing up traffic to Conway on Hwy 501
Traffic accident on Highway 501 as shows on SCDOT traffic camera. (Source: South Carolina Department of Transportation)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - An accident on Highway 501 is causing commuters trouble getting to Conway this morning.

A lot of folks may be using Highway 501 to get to Conway Friday morning because of a fatal accident investigation on Highway 544.

However an accident has backed up traffic on Conway bound Highway 501 near Gardner Lacy Road.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol’s real-time traffic page the accident on Hwy 501 occurred 8:39 AM and at least one person is injured.

A South Carolina Department of Transportation traffic camera in the area shows heavy traffic on north-bound Highway 501.

Emergency crews have cleared the scene.

TRAFFIC IS BACKED UP.

WE'RE WORKING TO GET DETAILS ON THE ACCIDENT WE'LL KEEP YOU UPDATED..

LET’S CHECK IN NOW WITH ANDREW...

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