Log truck spills load on Highway 501 in Galivants Ferry; roads opened

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GALIVANTS FERRY AREA, SC (WBTW) – A log truck overturned on Highway 501 in Galivants Ferry, spilling its load.

The westbound lanes on the Horry County/Marion County line in the Galivants Ferry area were closed Tuesday morning while crews cleared the road. The call was dispatched by Horry County 911 around 8:37 a.m. Tuesday.

The driver of the truck was able to get out and was taken by Marion County EMS, according to Horry County Rescue. The driver’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Westbound lanes of Highway 501 on the Marion County-Horry County Government line in Galivants Ferry are going to be shut…

Posted by Horry County Fire Rescue on Tuesday, August 20, 2019

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol’s website, the crash happened on Highway 501 near Arial’s Crossroads around 8:12 a.m. Tuesday.

A video sent to News13 by a viewer shows the log truck overturned and traffic stopped.

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This is developing story. Count on News13 for updates as we work to learn more.

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