Wrong-way driver sends 4 to hospital

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Several people were sent to the hospital in Hattiesburg Thursday when their SUV was run off Interstate-59 by a driver going the wrong way. Police say 4 passengers in a Dodge Durango were taken to the hospital after they wrecked while trying to avoid a car going south in the northbound lane.

Their conditions are unknown at this time.

Officers say several other cars had to swerve to avoid that vehicle.

We're told it was eventually stopped by the Mississippi Highway Patrol, but we don't know what happened to the driver.

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