Crash closes all southbound lanes of traffic along Highway 17 Bypass; at least 1 person hurt


SOCASTEE, SC (WBTW) – A crash involving at least one injury along Highway 17 Bypass has slowed traffic Friday night into Saturday morning.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol reports at least one person was hurt in a crash that happened around 11 p.m. at Azalea Lakes Boulevard. That area has a left turning lane for northbound drivers crossing the southbound lanes into the neighborhood.

Traffic impacted by crash at Azalea Lakes Boulevard

A News13 photographer saw one person being placed on a stretcher and a badly damaged vehicle. All southbound lanes of Highway 17 Bypass remain closed as of 12:30 a.m. Traffic is backed up in the area.

Trooper Tyler Tidwell tells News13 the crash involved a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee and a Chevy pickup truck. The number of injuries is unknown. Trooper Tidwell said there have not been any fatalities reported. It’s not clear at this point what led to the crash.

Emergency vehicles were still on scene as of 1:00 a.m. Saturday.

Count on News13 for updates.

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