Accident on I-59 stalls traffic

Accident on I-59 stalls traffic

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Traffic was brought to a stand-still Saturday on both north and southbound lanes  on Interstate 59 in Hattiesburg after what appeared to be a multiple car accident.

The accident happened near the US Hwy 49 North exit.

We don't know the extent of the injuries, but while our crew was on the scene, at least one person was transported to a local hospital by ambulance services.

We will bring you any new information as it becomes available.