UPDATE: All lanes reopened after multiple vehicle accident on Hwy 49

UPDATE: All lanes reopened after multiple vehicle accident on Hwy 49
Multiple vehicle accident causes traffic delays on U.S. Hwy 49. Photo Source WDAM
Multiple vehicle accident causes traffic delays on U.S. Hwy 49. Photo Source WDAM
Multiple vehicle accident causes traffic delays on U.S. Hwy 42. Photo Source WDAM
Multiple vehicle accident causes traffic delays on U.S. Hwy 42. Photo Source WDAM

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - All lanes of U.S. Hwy 49 have been reopened after a multiple vehicle accident by Ropers in Hattiesburg caused traffic delays Thursday morning.

According to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, the traffic flow is returning to normal, but drivers are asked to use caution when traveling through the area while officials finish clearing debris.

Several drivers have been taken to local hospitals, but their conditions are unknown at this time.

This accident is still under investigation.