HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Two people were hurt Monday morning in a two-vehicle crash near Surfside Beach, according to Horry County Fire Rescue.

HCFR was dispatched at 10:13 a.m. to the area of Dick Pond Road and Beaver Run Boulevard. Two people were taken to the hospital.

The crash blocked traffic, and authorities asked people to avoid the area for the safety of first responders working at the scene.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is investigating.