Crash blocks north lanes on I-59 near U.S. 49 N exit

Crash blocks north lanes on I-59 near U.S. 49 N exit
An accident on Interstate 59 near the U.S, 49 north exit has blocked the north lanes. (Source: Photo mdot.gov)

FORREST COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - An accident on Interstate 59, just past the U.S. Highway 49 North/Mississippi 42 West exit, is expected to have traffic snarled for the next 55 minutes.

UPDATE: The crash has been cleared.

According to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, the accident has blocked all the northbound lanes.

Drivers are asked to seek alternative routes and avoid the area.

This report will be updated as more information becomes available.

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