HCFR: 1 person rescued from sunken car in Myrtle Beach area

Published: Nov. 11, 2022 at 7:12 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 11, 2022 at 8:52 AM EST
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – One person was rescued after a car plunged into some water in the Myrtle Beach area.

Horry County Fire Rescue crews were called around 6:20 a.m. Friday to the area of 880 Lake Arrowhead Road for a reported vehicle under water. WMBF News reporter Makayla Evans is at the scene and appears the car went into a pond at the Arcadian Shores Golf Club.

Horry County Fire Rescue crews were called around 6:20 a.m. Friday to the area of 880 Lake...
Horry County Fire Rescue crews were called around 6:20 a.m. Friday to the area of 880 Lake Arrowhead Road for a reported vehicle under water.(Source: WMBF News)

The person who was rescued was taken to the hospital with injuries.

The HCFR Dive Team was called in to help with the removal of the sunken vehicle.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area while crews work to remove the car from the water.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.