Accident and oil spill causes traffic delays on U.S. 49; southbound lanes blocked

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport police are responding to an accident on U.S. 49 past Community road. All southbound lanes are blocked.

Deputy Chief Loposser said oil spilled on the roadways. Police are trying to clean it up right now, and that's why lanes are blocked.

Police have not said whether there have been any injuries reported, yet. The area should be avoided until it is fully cleaned.

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