Tractor-trailer overturned on Highway 501 in Conway, all lanes of traffic closed

CONWAY, S.C. (WMBF) — All lanes are closed in the area of Highway 501 near Sioux Swamp Road, according to Conway Police Department.

Authorities confirm an 18-wheeler hauling propane overturned on the highway, there have been no leaks reported.

Police have asked drivers to avoid the area for the safety of those on the scene and to avoid delays. Officers are currently diverting traffic.

As a safety precaution, Horry Electric Cooperative crews disconnected a circuit out of the Four Mile substation for nearly an hour to assist while crews worked to flip the tractor-trailer upright. The power was restored around 11:20 p.m., according to Horry Electric Cooperative.

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