Some northbound lanes of Hwy 17 in North Myrtle Beach closed

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – An alert from the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety asks drivers to avoid the area near 4517 South Hwy 17 due to a traffic incident.

As of 8:25 a.m. one north bound lane was reopened at 46th Avenue South.

News13 will update you as we learn more.