Accident in Covington County sends 4 to hospital

Accident in Covington County sends 4 to hospital

COVINGTON COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A single vehicle accident in Covington County sent four people to a local hospital Monday morning.

A mini van left the roadway in the southbound lane of Highway 49, and struck a tree.

Two adults and two children were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The southbound lane of Hwy 49 was temporarily blocked while authorities cleared the scene.

Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the accident.