TRAFFIC ALERT: Southbound lane of I-59 at MS 590 reopens after multi-vehicle crash

TRAFFIC ALERT: Southbound lane of I-59 at MS 590 reopens after multi-vehicle crash

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The southbound lane of I-59 at MS 590 reopened Thursday morning after a multi-vehicle crash just before 7 a.m. Troopers with the Mississippi Highway Patrol were on scene to direct traffic along with fire fighters with South Jones Volunteer Fire Department and Southwest Jones Fire Department.

According to the Mississippi Department of Transportation alert, traffic was delayed for about an hour and a half near the Ellisville State School exit.

Rodney Parker, Jones County Emergency Operations Center deputy director, said the area should be avoided if possible as authorities worked to clear multiple crashes between mile marker 85 and 88.

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