5 hurt in Myrtle Beach crash that shut down part of North Kings Highway

(Source: MGN)
Published: Nov. 12, 2022 at 5:22 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 12, 2022 at 8:03 PM EST
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Five people were hurt after a crash Saturday afternoon in Myrtle Beach.

MCpl. Tom Vest with the Myrtle Beach Police Department said the wreck happened at around 4:15 p.m. in the area of 79th Avenue North. It involved two vehicles, but further details about what happened were not immediately available.

Vest added that one of the people hurt was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The other four were also taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash also shut down a portion of North Kings Highway for much of the afternoon, but Vest said the road should reopen by around 7:30 p.m.

Stay with WMBF News for updates.