TRAFFIC ALERT: Eastbound lane on I-10 blocked near Hwy. 607

TRAFFIC ALERT: Eastbound lane on I-10 blocked near Hwy. 607

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - An accident on the interstate in Hancock County is causing traffic delays near the exit for Highway 607.

Officials say the eastbound lanes near mile marker two on I-10 are blocked while they work to clear the wreck. The single-vehicle accident happened shortly before 10 a.m.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, there were multiple injuries, including a child who had to be flown to a children's hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

MDOT estimates that the wreck will be cleared by 11:20 a.m.

We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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