Major accident closes Ga. 49 in Baldwin | Photo

A portion of Ga. 49 is closed as rescue crews clean-up a multivehicle accident involving an overturned tractor trailer in Baldwin County.

The highway is closed near Pettigrew Road because of the accident which involved an 18-wheeler and three other vehicles, according to the Georgia State Patrol. There also is a fuel spill associated with the accident.

Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes until the road clears, which may not be until noon today.

Come back to for further updates, including photo and video from the scene.