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.