Highway 17 Bypass wreck backs up traffic in Myrtle Beach

A traffic accident on Highway 17 Bypass just north of the U.S. 501 interchange had traffic backed up after an accident occurred about 4:30 p.m.

It is not known if anyone is injured or the extent of the injuries.

Police and fire officials are on scene now and traffic was temporarily blocked in both lanes.

The scene has been cleared as of 5 p.m. and traffic is moving again.