Motorcycle accident sends one to hospital

Motorcycle accident sends one to hospital

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A motorcycle accident on US 98 at Gravel Pit road sent one person to the hospital Wednesday morning.

According to Lt. Jon Traxler with the Hattiesburg Police Department, a truck collided into a motorcycle at a stoplight, and sent the motorcycle driver to the hospital.

Traxler said the man is in critical condition.

Two westbound lanes are currently blocked, and emergency vehicles are blocking the center lane.

Traffic could be impacted for up to an hour as emergency officials clear the scene.

MDOT urges motorists to slow down when traveling in this area.