A crash on U.S. 49 in Covington County has traffic at a standstill Tuesday afternoon.
MDOT says the accident occured on highway 49 near Arena road, and are urging travelers to use caution if traveling in this direction.
Motorists traveling south on US 49 near Arena Road in Covington County, be extremely cautious due to the southbound lanes being shut down for undetermined amount of time. Traffic flow for north and south will be diverted to the northbound lanes. If all possible, avoid this area.— MHP Hattiesburg (@MHPTroopJ) March 13, 2018
All southbound lanes are currently blocked at this time.
Law enforcement is currently on the scene directing traffic.