HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - At 7:25 a.m., emergency crews rushed to an accident on Highway 49 at Bethel Road. That's near Saucier Elementary School. Reports indicate debris from the accident is scattered over both the northbound and southbound lanes. For now, all lanes are blocked. Injuries have been reported. and according to Harrison County's sheriff, some of the injuries are serious. But, he didn't know the extent of those injuries.
According to the reports, an 18 wheeler and three cars are involved in the accident. And based on scanner traffic, rescue personnel have to pry open one of the vehicles to reach at least one of the people caught up in this crash.
The accident was by a school. But, the sheriff says he doesn't believe any children were involved.
WLOX News and WLOX.com will keep you updated on this developing story.