Road Collapse

State Route 26 reopens to traffic in George County

HATTIESBURG, MISS. – The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has reopened State Route 26 to traffic in George County. SR 26 was closed after a large landslide caused the roadway to wash out. “MDOT’s goal from the beginning has been to…

Victims identified in George County road collapse

On Monday, August 30, 2021, at approximately 10:30 pm, the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to multiple crashes on Highway 26 in George County, including two fatalities after the highway collapsed. Seven cars crashed into the collapse before first responders could…

George County Deadly Road Collapse

[videoembed][/videoembed]Late Monday night a portion of Hwy 26 in George county collapsed leaving 2 dead, 10 injured with 3 dealing with life threatening injuries. Authorities are speculating the torrential rainfall from Hurricane Ida was to blame for the erosion that…

8/31 - George County Deadly Road Collapse

[videoembed][/videoembed]Late Monday night a portion of Hwy 26 in George county collapsed leaving 2 dead, 10 injured with 3 dealing with life threatening injuries. Authorities are speculating the torrential rainfall from Hurricane Ida was to blame for the erosion that…