SOCASTEE, S.C. (WBTW) — A man has been arrested after crashing his vehicle into a residential building in Socastee on Tuesday morning, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
Conrad Marquez, 62, has been charged with driving under the influence. Online jail records show he was booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center at about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday and released at about 1 p.m. on a $1,000 bond.
Horry County Fire Rescue said one person was taken to the hospital.
HCFR was dispatched at 2:23 a.m. to the area of Swing Bridge Way after getting a report of a crash with entrapment. The person was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.
Authorities asked people to avoid the area while crews worked at the scene. No additional details were immediately available.
The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is investigating.
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