Crash involving propane truck on U.S. 501 sends one to hospital with minor injuries

Crash involving propane truck on U.S. 501 sends one to hospital with minor injuries
One person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries following a crash Wednesday morning in the Conway area. (Source: HCFR)

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A crash involving a propane truck caused significant traffic delays Wednesday morning in the Conway area.

Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the crash on U.S. 501 southbound near Academy Drive just before 6 a.m., online records show.

In addition to the propane truck, one other vehicle was involved in the crash, according to Horry County Fire Rescue spokesperson Tony Casey.

The driver of the vehicle was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, while the driver of the propane truck waived transport, Casey said.

A traffic crash in the Conway area is snarling traffic Wednesday morning.
A traffic crash in the Conway area is snarling traffic Wednesday morning. (Source: HCFR)

For a time, the southbound lanes of U.S. 501 were blocked as a result of the crash, according to SCDOT.

As of about 7:40 a.m., the lanes have reopened.

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