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Van accident causes major traffic tie-up near Columbus

Drivers experienced major delays Monday afternoon on Highway 82 west of Columbus because of an accident involving a van carrying six people.

Posted: Feb. 11, 2019 7:24 PM
Updated: Feb. 11, 2019 7:25 PM

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Drivers experienced major delays Monday afternoon on Highway 82 west of Columbus because of an accident involving a van carrying six people.

That van was heading west around 4:15 p.m. when it rolled over onto the median between the Tenn-Tom bridge and the Macon/Meridian exit to Highway 45.


wrecked van being hauled away after accident

Emergency responders say no one was hurt in the wreck.

However, it slowed down traffic in both directions for more than an hour.

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