SCHP: Driver arrested for DUI following crash involving Horry County Sheriff’s Office van

Published: Feb. 14, 2023 at 5:39 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 14, 2023 at 5:15 PM EST
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - Troopers arrested one person following a crash involving a Horry County Sheriff’s Office van on Tuesday morning.

The wreck happened around 2 a.m. along Highway 501 near George Bishop Parkway.

Crews began clearing the roadway just after 5 a.m. after towing away a severely wrecked car and a sheriff’s van.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed the driver of the car was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. The woman’s identity has not been released at this time.

According to the Horry County Sheriff’s Office, there were no passengers inside the van. The driver of the van was taken to the hospital but is expected to be OK.

Stay with WMBF News for updates.