JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) –
An accident on the Pascagoula River Bridge in Jackson County Saturday afternoon shutdown traffic, with both eastbound lanes closed. However, officials had both lanes open to traffic by 1:30 p.m., allowing traffic to pass.
Chase Elkins with Mississippi Highway Patrol says the two-vehicle accident happened near mile marker 65 and involved an 18-wheeler and a SUV. Two people in the SUV were seriously injured and taken to Singing River Hospital by ambulance.
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