HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — One person is being taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash that is blocking traffic in the area of Highway 544 and Kingswood Drive near Conway, according to Horry County Fire Rescue.

HCFR was dispatched at 7:05 a.m., and motorists are asked to avoid the area while emergency crews work at the scene.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is investigating.

No additional information was immediately available.

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