Motorcycle accidents cause traffic congestion on I-10

Three people are injured following a motorcycle accident Saturday around 12:30 p.m. in D'Iberville.

Captain Clay Jones with the D'Iberville Police Department said two people were riding on one of the motorcycles while only one was on the other.

The victims were riding with a group of other motorcyclists. Jones said the motorcycles began slowing down as they traveled west on I-10 when one of the motorcyclists in the back laid his bike down to avoid an accident. That caused the driver and the passenger to become injured. This forced the second motorcyclist to lay his bike down, as well. All three were hurt.

The accident occurred near the Veterans Memorial Bridge in D'Iberville causing traffic delays on I-10 westbound. D'Iberville Police are investigating the accident and the Mississippi Highway Patrol assisted with traffic control.

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