Wreck shuts down Highway 544 in Horry County

One person was taken by helicopter to Grand Strand Regional hospital after a crash on Highway 544 and Carolina Lakes Boulevard.

That person was the only one involved in the crash. He was trapped in his pick up truck for about 45 minutes. The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

All lanes of Highway 544 are closed because of the crash. Crews are working to have the beach-bound lanes open shortly.