Jackson County

Update: Traffic flowing on Interstate 10 after fuel spill

Traffic is flowing again on Interstate 10 near Ocean Springs after a three-vehicle accident involving a diesel spill temporarily blocked one eastbound lane.

MDOT reported a crash at Interstate 10 eastbound near Exit 50 at 7:10 a.m. One of the vehicles was an 18-wheeler that dislodged diesel on to the roadway, causing the left lane of eastbound I-10 to be closed.

Chase Elkins, Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman, said some of the people involved in the wreck sustained injuries.

A Hazmat team was dispatched to the scene the clean up the fuel.

Sun Herald will update this story.

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