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One injured in wreck near Purple Heart Bridge

An accident on I-59 briefly stalled traffic near Purple Heart Bridge. Source: WDAM An accident on I-59 briefly stalled traffic near Purple Heart Bridge. Source: WDAM
According to officials with HFD, the driver of the vehicle purposely wrecked his car. Source: WDAM According to officials with HFD, the driver of the vehicle purposely wrecked his car. Source: WDAM
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

An accident on I-59 near the Purple Heart Bridge briefly stalled traffic Tuesday morning. 

According to officials with the Hattiesburg Fire Department, a man was trying to harm himself and purposely wrecked his vehicle. They also said he suffered self-inflicted injuries before the accident. 

The scene has now been cleared and traffic is slowly starting to move. 

The man has been transported to a local hospital. His condition is unknown at this time. 

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