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Driver loses control of SUV causes traffic to back up on I-10

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Commuters on I-10 hit a snag in Gulfport, after a single car accident just east of Highway 49 backed up vehicles for miles Saturday afternoon.

Witnesses said traffic was backed up to Canal Road. Gulfport Police blocked traffic on I-10. Highway 49 was bumper to bumper. 

According to Gulfport Police, the driver of an SUV lost control and struck the center wall of the interstate, flipping several times.

One of the occupants was seriously injured when they were ejected from the vehicle, and another had to be extricated by rescue workers.

The extent of the injuries is unknown at this time, and the accident remains under investigation.

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