NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Two people were killed and a third injured in a single-vehicle crash late Friday night, according to North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue.
Michelle McSpadden with the Horry County Coroner’s Office says Bradley Sessoms, 44, and Michael Landreth, 30,both men of Bladen County, NC died in the crash
North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Dustin Overholser says the accident happened around 11 p.m. in the 2500-block of Highway 17 North, in the area of the Cherry Grove exit.
Overholser tells News13 a vehicle ran off the road and into several trees. He confirms two people died in the accident and firefighters rescued a third from underneath the vehicle. Overholser says the third victim was “in critical condition.”
Traffic on all northbound lanes of Highway 17 North is being diverted to Sea Mountain Highway, according to a tweet from the department.
Officials have not released any additional information about the accident. Horry County Fire Rescue assisted on scene.
North Myrtle Beach Police Department is investigating the crash.