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Accident along I-59 slows traffic

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A hit and run three-vehicle accident sent one person to the hospital Monday afternoon.

The accident happened at about 1:30 p.m. I-59 near mile marker 88 in Ellisville. A vehicle traveling north for no apparent came to a stop on the highway. Another vehicle traveling north could not stop  in time and hit the stopped vehicle. That car was then hit by a third vehicle. The driver of the stopped vehicle then fled the scene.

The unidentified female driver of the second was transported by EMSERV to South Central Regional Medical Center undisclosed injuries.

Traffic in the northbound lane was restricted to one lane while the accident was cleaned up.

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