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Six hurt in three-vehicle crash on Highway 501 in Carolina Forest

A three-vehicle crash with entrapment is causing traffic delays Wednesday in the Carolina...
A three-vehicle crash with entrapment is causing traffic delays Wednesday in the Carolina Forest area, officials say.(Source: HCFR)
Updated: Jun. 16, 2021 at 12:34 PM EDT
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A three-vehicle crash with entrapment is causing traffic delays Wednesday in the Carolina Forest area, officials say.

Crews were called to the accident near Highway 501 and Waccamaw Pines Drive at 11:58 a.m., according to Horry County Fire Rescue.

The department confirmed six people were taken to the hospital with injuries.

Master Trooper Brian Lee with the South Carolina Highway Patrol added that the crash stemmed from a vehicle “disregarding a traffic device” and striking two other vehicles.

A three-vehicle crash with entrapment is causing traffic delays Wednesday in the Carolina...
A three-vehicle crash with entrapment is causing traffic delays Wednesday in the Carolina Forest area, officials say.(Source: WMBF News)

Lanes were cleared around an hour and a half after the crash, according to data from the South Carolina Department of Transportation.

The crash remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Stay with WMBF News for updates.

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