At least 4 injured in Hwy. 49 crash

At least 4 injured in Hwy. 49 crash

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - At least four people were transported to a local hospital after a two vehicle crash on Highway 49 South at McCardle Road in Forrest County.

We're told one person was critically injured and had to be airlifted from the scene. The condition of the other occupants is unknown at this time.

Officials said a vehicle was heading south on Highway 49 and T-boned a Ford Mustang as it was trying to cross the highway.

Mississippi Highway Patrol worked the accident, along with the Brooklyn Volunteer Fire Department and the Forrest County Sheriff's Office.

The crash happened across the road from the Dollar General store in the Brooklyn community south of Hattiesburg.