Hattiesburg collision spills diesel on HWY 49

A two vehicle accident occurred around 4:30pm Friday on Highway 49 in Hattiesburg.

The driver of the SUV was transported to a local hospital to be checked out. Their injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

The driver of the truck was not injured. However, some diesel fuel did spill from the fuel tank of the truck.

Forrest county emergency management responded to the accident. EMS director Terry Steed said he believed it will be clean and clear within a reasonable amount of time.