MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — North Ocean Boulevard is back open to traffic after crews worked to remove an excavator that tipped over Monday and crashed into the side of a hotel, per city spokesman Mark Kruea.

The road was closed between 21st Avenue North and 23rd Avenue North. Crews brought in equipment Tuesday afternoon to remove the high-reach excavator that crashed into the Boardwalk Beach Resort in the 2200 block of North Ocean Boulevard.

Crews were still out Wednesday morning working to pick up the excavator.

No injuries were reported Monday when the piece of heavy equipment overturned, according to the Myrtle Beach Fire Department.

Everyone was evacuated from the Boardwalk Beach Resort at the time the excavator tipped over and hit the railing and balcony on the side of the hotel. Officials initially said it was a crane that had tipped over.

Below are photos taken by News13 of the excavator and some of the aftermath.

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Dennis Bright is a digital producer at News13. Dennis is a West Virginia native and graduate of Marshall University. He has won copyediting and journalism awards in Virginia and Ohio. Follow Dennis on Twitter and read more of his work here.