Crash causing delays on Highway 501

A 7:00 a.m. crash backed up traffic near Myrtle Beach on Highway 501 for about an hour, according to the South Carolina Department of Transportation.

The crash was 1.3 miles north of US 17 Bypass on Highway 501 near the Days Inn Hotel.

One person was taken to the hospital, according to Lance Corporal Sonny Collins.

Collins said all lanes of Hwy 501 are back open.