HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A traffic crash near Coastal Carolina University is snarling traffic Thursday morning.
The accident happened just before 7 a.m. on S.C. 544 westbound near the U.S. 501 overpass, according to Horry County Fire Rescue spokesperson Tony Casey. He added an 18-wheeler overturned, and two people were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.
As of about 7:30 a.m., all westbound lanes of S.C. 544 are blocked as a result of the crash, according to the South Carolina Department of Transportation.
Drivers are encouraged to exercise caution if traveling in the area.