Accident stalls traffic on Highway 544

A car crash at the intersection of Highway 544 and Big Block Road shut down all lanes of Highway 544 around 12:30 Monday afternoon.

Highway Patrol Lance Corporal Sonny Collins says a car was traveling east on Highway 544 toward Myrtle Beach when a car made a left turn in front of it onto Big Block Road.

Both of those cars hit a third stopped at the light.

The driver who turned onto Big Block Road was charged with Failure to Yield the Right of Way.

One person was taken to the hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.