Crash cleared from I-59 in Hattiesburg

Crash cleared from I-59 in Hattiesburg
Southbound traffic backed up on Interstate 59 in Hattiesburg before Thursday crash was cleared. (Source: MDOT)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - A crash that had all southbound lanes of Interstate 59 blocked near the U.S. Highway 49 exit in Hattiesburg has been cleared.

According to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, the crash kept traffic backed up for about an hour late Thursday morning. Traffic is now flowing through the area.

At one point, traffic was backed up to the U.S. Highway 42 exit.

Hattiesburg police said no injuries were reported.

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