Multiple accidents tie up traffic on I-10 in Hancock Co.

Expect delays if you're traveling east on Interstate 10 through Hancock County. Mississippi Highway Patrol officials are currently working three accidents near mile marker 9.

Cpl. Benjamin Seibert tells WLOX News both lanes are currently open, but traffic is backing up. Seibert says these accidents are in the same area where an 18-wheeler caught on fire earlier Thursday morning. That accident has since been cleared.

No word on any injuries or how many vehicles are involved in the accidents.

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