TRAFFIC ALERT: MHP responding to 18-wheeler wreck on I-59 - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

TRAFFIC ALERT: MHP responding to 18-wheeler wreck on I-59

Traffic is down to one lane, due to an 18-wheeler wreck on the southbound side of I-59. The wreck occurred near mile marker 55 in Forrest county, just a few miles north of the Purvis exit. 

Emergency crews spent several minutes working to extricate a victim trapped in the cab of the truck, but the victim has since been transported by AAA ambulance service with injuries.

The incident happened around 2:30pm, crews anticipate having the 18-wheeler removed from the woods by 5:00pm.

The cause of the wreck is under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.


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