1 person injured in Highway 49 accident

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - One person was injured in Hattiesburg Sunday night when their car left a highway off-ramp and struck a group of trees.

It happened about 6 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 49 and Highway 98.

Police say 1 of 2 passengers in a Honda Accord received minor injuries when it left a northbound off-ramp and ran into some trees.

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