Three-car crash leads to vehicle fire near Tanger Outlets on U.S. 501

RAW: Vehicle fire on U.S. 501 near Tanger Outlets

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A vehicle fire near Tanger Outlets brought traffic on the beachbound side of U.S. 501 to a virtual standstill early Saturday evening.

A WMBF viewer sent in a photo and video of the vehicle fire.

Information from the South Carolina Highway Patrol states a collision happened at 5:30 p.m. at U.S. 501 near La Palmas Street.

S.C. Department of Transportation cameras showed beachbound traffic barely moving as crews worked the crash shortly before 6 p.m.

According to information from Horry County Fire Rescue, three vehicles were involved in the crash and two of them caught fire.

No injuries were reported.

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