Multiple vehicle wreck blocked traffic on NB I-59

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has cleared the traffic alert, but the roadways...
The Mississippi Department of Transportation has cleared the traffic alert, but the roadways may still be congested at this time.(B137 / Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)
Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 8:44 AM CDT
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LAUREL, Miss. (WDAM) - An accident blocked a section of northbound Interstate 59 north of the 90-mile marker.

According to Laurel Police Department Chief Tommy Cox, the accident involved multiple vehicles. Two people are believed to have suffered minor injuries in the wreck.

The Jones County Emergency Operations Center said all northbound traffic was diverted to Highway 11 North at Exit 90. Traffic could get back on I-59 northbound at the 93-mile marker via the ramp near the fairground.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has cleared the traffic alert, but the roadways may still be congested at this time.

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