Crash involving tractor-trailer in Conway kills one person, injures another


CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – One person has been killed and another has suffered critical injuries following a crash on U.S. 701 North in the Conway area involving a car and a tractor-trailer.

According to tweets from Horry County Fire Rescue, the crash happened before 10:30 p.m. near U.S. 701 and Wise Road.

First responders confirmed one fatality on the scene. A second victim was extricated and transported to a local hospital for treatment of critical injuries.

HCFR has asked motorists to avoid the area.

@hcfirerescue and @CityOfConwayFD FINAL UPDATE to Vehicle Crash at N HWY 701 / WISE RD. 1 patient has been extricated and is being transported to local hospital with critical injuries. Unfortunately, there is a confirmed fatality at the scene. Hwy 701 Closed. PLEASE AVOID AREA

— Horry SC Fire Rescue (@hcfirerescue) March 14, 2018

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