highway 49

[UPDATE] Traffic Alert: Highway 49 near Wiggins reopened

WIGGINS, Miss.(WXXV) — Highway 49 has reopened after being shut down in Wiggins due to a fallen power line. Wiggins Police Chief Jeff Thomas tells WXXV that all four lanes of Highway 49, including northbound and southbound lanes, closed from…

Biloxi Police pursing suspect on Highway 49 North

​Biloxi police pursued a suspect in an active police chase in the area of Highway 49 near Crossroads Parkway in Gulfport. The suspect stole a vehicle and proceeded to lead police on a chase through Highway 49. As of right…

Truck on fire on Highway 49

Harrison County Fire Rescue responded to a truck fire earlier this afternoon on Highway 49. The truck was southbound when it began filling up with smoke and then flames. The two people in the truck at the time were able…

One person dead after two car collision in Gulfport

A two-car crash in Gulfport today has left one person dead. It happened this afternoon shortly after 5 p.m. near the Papa John’s across from the Golden Corral on Highway 49. Gulfport fire and police department responded. One person, who…

One person dead in fatal accident on Highway 49

One person has died and several others are injured following a car crash this evening. The crash happened on Highway 49 just after 6:30. Gulfport police were called to the scene at the intersection of Highway 49 and Madison Street.…

Car accident causes traffic backup on I-10

Traffic was backed up to the ramp on I-10 east near Highway 49 in Gulfport earlier this evening due to a car crash. This happened just before 7 o’clock. Gulfport Police Sergeant James Griffin tells News 25 that this was…

18-wheeler stuck in ditch on Highway 49

Traffic was diverted for a short time on Highway 49 when an 18-wheeler went into a ditch. The accident happened just south of Highway 53 when the truck was headed northbound and attempted to make a U-turn. Upon making the…