Construction crew drills into gas line, causing gas leak off Highway 90

Horry County Fire Rescue was dispatched to 7011 Highway 90 near Highway 22 in Horry County where a construction crew accidentally drilled into one of the major gas lines in the area, causing a natural gas leak, according to Horry County Fire Rescue Spokesperson Julius Graham.

The Horry County Fire Rescue Hazmat team was dispatched to the location and the gas company was notified.

Horry County Police and South Carolina Highway Patrol was called to assist in rerouting traffic.

Crews with SCE&G shut down the gas line and Highway 90 has reopened.