Bicyclist struck on Highway 49 near Highway 67

A multi-vehicle wreck involving a bicyclist happened on Highway 49 near Highway 67 on the Harrison County-Stone County line.

According to Harrison County Fire Chief Pat Sullivan, the person riding the bike was struck by one of the vehicles.

The bicyclist was treated on scene by Harrison County Fire Rescue paramedics then flown by Rescue 5 to USA Trauma Center in Mobile to be treated for his injuries.

Highway 49 southbound was closed for a period of time while first responders worked the accident.

Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating.

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