UPDATE: Hwy 49 northbound lane opens after 18-wheeler collision - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

UPDATE: Hwy 49 northbound lane opens after 18-wheeler collision

UPDATE: Hwy 49 northbound lane opens after 18-wheeler collision

Traffic slowed to a crawl just north of the Highway 49/Interstate 59 intersection around noon Saturday when two 18-wheel trucks collided. Traffic slowed to a crawl just north of the Highway 49/Interstate 59 intersection around noon Saturday when two 18-wheel trucks collided.
Traffic slowed to a crawl just north of the Highway 49/Interstate 59 intersection around noon Saturday when two 18-wheel trucks collided. Traffic slowed to a crawl just north of the Highway 49/Interstate 59 intersection around noon Saturday when two 18-wheel trucks collided.
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

The Highway 49 northbound lane is now open after two 18-wheel trucks collided just north of the Highway 49/Interstate 59 intersection, according to MDOT Traffic. 

 It happened in the northbound lane near the Sonic Drive-In around noon Saturday. 

Hattiesburg Fire Dept. officials on the scene say no one was injured, but the collision closed one of the northbound lanes. 

Wrecker crews were still trying to tow vehicles from the scene and traffic was still backed up around 12:45 p.m.

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