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.