GULFPORT -- Police are diverting northbound traffic at U.S. 49 and O'Neal Road while emergency responders deal with multiple crashes.
Police issued the alert just before 4 p.m. Friday.
Sgt. Damon McDaniel said southbound traffic is moving at a normal flow.
There's only one lane of traffic open around Keesler Federal Credit Union and just north of that area. No motorists are being allowed north on 49 at O'Neal.
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SunHerald is working on an updated report.