Lanes reopen after 100-gallon fuel spill closes Hwy. 701 in Horry County

100-gallon fuel spill closes Hwy 701 in Horry County
100-gallon fuel spill closes Hwy 701 in Horry County(Horry County Fire Rescue)
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 1:59 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2023 at 5:45 PM EST
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HORRY COUNTY S.C. (WMBF) - A fuel spill closed Highway 701 in the Conway area for several hours.

Horry County Fire Rescue crews were called around 1 p.m. to Highway 701 and Harmon Drive for a single-vehicle crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer. One-hundred gallons of fuel spilled as a result of the crash.

No one was taken to the hospital.

Around 5:30 p.m., Horry County Fire Rescue confirmed that lanes were back open.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

Stay with WMBF News for updates.