Tractor trailer and car collide on Hwy 701 S

At 8:53 Thursday night, South Carolina Highway Patrol received a call about a semi truck and a car involved in an crash on Highway 701 South in the Bucksport community of Horry County.

It happened near the intersection of Highway 701 South and Browns Chapel Avenue.

Traffic was backed up on Highway 701, as many Horry County Fire Rescue workers have responded to the crash, according to a WPDE NewsChannel 15 crew on the scene. The road was later reopened.

At least two medical helicopters were called to take patients from the scene.

We will keep you updated on this story here on and on WPDE NewsChannel 15 when more information is available.