Late morning accident on Highway 49 in Hattiesburg injures two

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A late morning accident in Hattiesburg injured two people and slowed lunch time traffic.

The accident happened around 11 a.m. on Highway 49 near the Hattiesburg MDOT District Six Headquarters.

A Chevrolet Astro Van was traveling north when a Ford SUV pulled out in front of it from the median causing the collision. Traffic in both the north and south bound lanes was reduced to one lane while the scene was cleaned up.

Two people were transported to Forrest General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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