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Highway 49 Accident, 8 Vehicle Pile-Up

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COVINGTON COUNTY, Miss. - An eight-car accident near Collins blocks traffic for several hours.

Collins Fire Chief John Pope, III  said eight vehicles were involved in an accident just south of Collins between just before 3 p.m.

Two of the vehicles were commercial trucks, one of them carrying logs.

Three people were taken to the hospital and their injuries were not life threatening. A  fourth person went to the hospital later.

Authorities are not sure at this time what caused the accident. They are still investigating.

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