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Crash blocked NB lanes on I-59

All lanes of northbound traffic were blocked due to a crash on Interstate 59 at 16th Avenue,...
All lanes of northbound traffic were blocked due to a crash on Interstate 59 at 16th Avenue, according to MDOT.(MDOT traffic camera)
Published: May. 12, 2022 at 1:52 PM CDT|Updated: May. 12, 2022 at 1:56 PM CDT
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UPDATE: The traffic alert has been cleared, but the roadways may still be congested at this time.

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - There were reports that a truck hauling wood chips was in a wreck on Interstate 59 at 16th Avenue near Laurel.

According to the Laurel Police Department, which was the responding agency, it was a single-vehicle crash. No injuries were reported on the scene.

According to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, all northbound lanes were blocked on that area of the roadway.

Motorists were asked to use an alternative round during this time.

MDOT cleared the alert at 2:47 this afternoon.

This story will be updated when more information is provided.

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