HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Two separate car accidents on I-59 sent four people to a local hospital Tuesday evening.
The first accident occurred around 4:40 p.m. when a woman lost control of her truck. A six-year-old was airlifted to a local hospital, and a three-year-old was taken by ambulance.
A second accident occurred around 5:00 p.m. due to the traffic caused by the first accident. Two unidentified people from the second wreck were sent to a local hospital to be treated.
Traffic at the time was backed up for two miles until the debris was cleared.
No fatalities resulting from either wreck has been reported at this time.