Crash on Highway 701 injures 3 adults, 2 children


Fire officials are reporting that three adults and two children have been injured in a crash on Highway 701.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol website, the crash happened around 9:19 p.m near the intersection of Highway 701 and Morningside Drive.

The incident report shows that at least one person was injured in the crash and at least one lane of roadway is currently blocked.

According to a tweet by Horry County Fire Rescue, crews from HCFR and Conway Fire are on the scene.

HCFR says it was a head-on crash. Two adults were taken to the hospital with critical injuries, and one adult and two children were are being treated for minor injuries on scene.

On the Waze Live Traffic Jam News website, drivers in the area are reporting heavy traffic.

For the time being, drivers are being asked to avoid the area.

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