highway 49

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…

Four sent to hospital after wreck on Highway 49

An infant was life-flighted to a trauma center and three other people were sent to the hospital after a wreck on Highway 49. Just before 6 this evening, two cars wrecked on Highway 49 near Jim Lee Road. The car…

Woman fatally hit by car on Highway 49 in Gulfport

Gulfport police are investigating a pedestrian accident that left one woman dead early this morning. According to Gulfport police, the accident happened on the 12,000th block of Highway 49 at around 1:15 a.m. Investigations revealed the victim, a 40-year-old Gulfport…

Flooding on Highway 49 in Stone County

One major corridor linking South Mississippi to the rest of the state is open again this morning after flood waters forced all lanes of Highway 49 in Stone County near the Red Creek area to shut down for a few…

Vehicle flipped on Highway 49

A single vehicle accident slowed traffic on Highway 49 this evening in Gulfport. According to the driver, Joshua Vancleave, he says a Jeep in front of him hit their breaks and that’s when he hit his brakes which lead to…

Plan in the works for sidewalks on Highway 49

Over the past few years there have been a number of pedestrian involved accidents on Highway 49 in Gulfport. Now, a plan to build sidewalks along the busy highway is in the works. The city is in the early stages…

Accident on Highway 49

Dense fog in the area caused problem for drivers this morning. An accident in the southbound lane of Highway 49 in Gulfport caused some traffic delays. The accident happened just before 8 at the intersection of Highway 49 and Duckworth…

Car crash on Highway 49 in Gulfport leaves one dead

Gulfport police responded to a fatal two vehicle wreck shortly before 10 this morning on Highway 49. Police say a 2013 Hyundai attempted to travel east across Highway 49 when it was struck by a tractor trailer traveling north. Sources…

Accident on Highway 49 in Gulfport

This morning, a two car accident on Highway 49 caused traffic delays. It happened around 9:30 on Highway 49 in Gulfport near Russell Boulevard. The driver of the white truck suffered from injuries sustained in the crash and was put…

Two dead in Highway 49 wreck

Just after 2:30 this afternoon, a two vehicle wreck occurred on Highway 49 near South Swan Road, leaving two people dead and one injured. Gulfport police responded to a pickup truck and a sedan in the southbound lane. Police say…

Accident on Highway 49 and South Swan Road

Gulfport police units are on scene of a vehicle accident between a pickup truck and a sedan at Hwy 49 and South Swan Rd. Reported injuries are serious. One reported fatality. Accident reconstruction is underway. Expect delays in that area.

Accident on Highway 49 in Gulfport halts traffic

An accident in Gulfport this morning stopped traffic on Highway 49 southbound near Community Road. Chief Deputy Chris Loposser with the Gulfport Police Department says oil was spilled on the road as a result of the accident that happened shortly…

Fatal wreck on Highway 49 in Stone County

One woman is dead following a fatal crash that occurred on Friday in Stone County. That woman has been identified as 53-year-old Nancy Sexton of McHenry. According to Mississippi Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 4:10 p.m. on Highway 49…

Cars collide, truck flips on HWY 49

Just after 8 this morning, an accident halted traffic on Highway 49 just south of Harrison Central High School. The driver of a GMC Sonoma was southbound when they attempted to make a U-turn into the northbound lane. Another vehicle…

Accident on Highway 49 north Gulfport

Police cleared up an accident that happened just after 11 o’clock this morning on Highway 49 in north Gulfport. The accident involved at least two vehicles and it happened in the north bound lanes. Traffic was delayed for a short…

Morning accident on Highway 49 and O’Neal Road

Traffic was slowed down this morning after an accident at the intersection of Highway 49 and O’Neal Road in north Gulfport. At around 8:50 this morning, a silver Ford SUV collided with a red Toyota Camry. The driver of the…

Crash in Gulfport Injures Motorcyclist

Around 12:30pm today a motorcyclist was involved in an accident involving a car on Highway 49 at the O’neal Road intersection. The motorcyclist was injured in the crash. News 25 will have more at 5pm on Fox and 5:30pm on…

Highway 49 expansion on hold

A project to expand a popular South Mississippi roadway is on standby due to funding issues. The Mississippi Department of Transportation looked into increasing the capacity of Highway 49 from O’Neal Road north to Harrison Central High School. MDOT purchased…

Highway 49 accident

Shortly after the collision at the intersection of Highway 49 and Highway 53, another two vehicle wreck occurred about a mile down Highway 49. Police were on the scene quickly and other drivers who had seen the accident happen were…

Armed Robbery Suspects Wanted

The Gulfport Police Department needs your help locating two suspects of an armed robbery. Police say two males you see here entered the Motel 6 on Highway 49 around 1:15 Saturday morning. Both suspects pulled out handguns and demanded money.…