DEVELOPING: Accident on Highway 15 near Blue Mountain

By Southern Sentinel

An accident blocked traffic in the early morning hours between the Cotton Plant area and Blue Mountain city limits Wednesday morning at the Tippah-Union county line.

A person in traffic said it was blocked for more than 30 minutes at around 8 a.m. Law enforcement and medical personnel were immediately in the area. A report from the scene says it was a two vehicle accident with one person being airlifted to a hospital. No official details were immediately available.

Traffic is moving again as of 9:35 a.m.

More on this story as it is available.