TRAFFIC ALERT: All northbound lanes blocked on Hwy 49 near Southgate road

TRAFFIC ALERT: All northbound lanes blocked on Hwy 49 near Southgate road

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - MDOT has issued a traffic alert for motorists traveling north on Hwy 49.

An accident has closed all northbound lanes near Southgate Road.

The traffic could be backed up for 50 minutes, according to MDOT.

MDOT urges motorists to use caution when traveling the area.