Accident with injuries causes delays on Hwy 49

Accident with injuries causes delays on Hwy 49

WIGGINS, MS (WLOX) - A multiple vehicle accident on Highway 49 south of Wiggins has left some people with injuries and is causing a traffic delay.

Benjamin Seibert with the Mississippi Highway Patrol said troopers have confirmed there are injuries, but how many people are hurt and the extent of those injuries is not yet known.

The accident happened about 3.75 miles south of Wiggins in the southbound lanes. One southbound lane is closed while troopers clear the wreck.

Siebert expects all lanes to be open shortly.

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