Accident shuts down northbound lanes of 501

Source: SCDOT
Source: SCDOT
Source: SCDOT
Source: SCDOT
Source: SCDOT
Source: SCDOT

CAROLINA FOREST, SC (WMBF) – An accident with reported injuries has closed a portion of Highway 501 Friday afternoon, according to the South Carolina Department of Transportation.

In an alert sent by the agency, all northbound lanes of Highway 501 from Waccamaw Pines Drive to Gardner Lacy Road and Switch road have been closed.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting an accident with injuries occurred just before 1 p.m.

It is unknown at this time how many vehicles are involved in that accident or the extent of the injuries. WMBF News will provide that information as soon as it becomes available

Try to avoid the area if possible and use caution.

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