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Serious injuries reported after head-on collision in Pawleys Island, officials say

Crews were on the scene of a head-on collision in Pawleys Island on Monday.
Crews were on the scene of a head-on collision in Pawleys Island on Monday.(Midway Fire Rescue)
Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 4:06 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 25, 2021 at 4:21 PM EDT
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PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (WMBF) - First responders are on the scene of a head-on collision in Pawleys Island.

Midway Fire Rescue said the two-vehicle accident happened at around 4 p.m. Monday at 9094 Ocean Highway, just south of South Causeway Road.

Officials said three people were seriously injured in the crash, and all three had to be extracted. One of those hurt was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, while two others were listed as being in critical condition.

Drivers are asked to avoid Highway 17 and instead take Kings River Road.

Georgetown County Fire & EMS, the Georgetown Fire Department and Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District assisted crews during the crash.

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