Crash with injuries backed up traffic at S.C. 544 and 31

Scene of the wreck at S.C. 533 and 31 Friday afternoon. Submitted by Cecil Chandler.

A collision with injuries backed up traffic near the intersection of S.C. 544 and S.C. 31 Friday afternoon.

Several people were cut out of a car invovled in the wreck and a total of seven people were taken to the hospital, according to the Horry County Fire Rescue Twitter account.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol reported that the wreck happened around 1:45 p.m.

Traffic was backed up for around 2 miles past the crash site, according to people on the road.