Canal Road back open after head-on collision

Canal Road back open after head-on collision
By 10 a.m., Canal Road was beginning to clear after a head-on collision closed the road to traffic Friday. (Source: WLOX)
By 10 a.m., Canal Road was beginning to clear after a head-on collision closed the road to traffic Friday. (Source: WLOX)

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A part of Canal Road in Gulfport is back open after being closed Friday morning due to a head-on collision. The road was cleared shortly before 10:30 a.m. I

The crash happened around 9 a.m. at the intersection of Lake Vista Road, causing authorities to block the northbound side of Canal Road while they worked to clear it.

Police say the wreck involved two vehicles - a car and a SUV. It's not clear yet how many people were in the two vehicles, but police say their injuries are not believed to be serious. However, there was heavy damage to both vehicles.

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

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