Crash involving police vehicle shuts down part of Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – A crash involving a Myrtle Beach Police Department vehicle shut down part of Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach on Friday night.

The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. at Kings Highway, near 6th Avenue South. Southbound lanes of Kings Highway closed at 3rd Ave S but reopened just after 9 p.m., according to police.

Lance Corporal Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol told News13 late Friday night that a motorcycle traveling southbound struck the back of another vehicle. The motorcycle then struck a police vehicle.

Two people on the motorcycle were hospitalized, according to troopers. The driver was conscious and breathing, officials told News13 on the scene. The driver’s injuries are said to be non-life threatening. The extent of injuries to the other rider is unknown. No other injuries were reported.

It’s not clear what led to the crash or whether any charges will be filed.

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