UPDATE: Three dead in 9- vehicle crash on I-55

Photo Credit: MDOT

UPDATE:

Byram Police Chief Luke Thompson confirms three people are dead and several are injured after a nine vehicle crash on I-55 near Siwell Road, Saturday.

The exact cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Thompson says the actual crash occurred 50-75 yards ahead of where the vehicles came to rest.

We’re told no charges will be filed.

The identities of the crash victims have not been released at this time.


UPDATE

Multiple agencies are responding to the traffic crash at I-55 and Siwell Road.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol confirms several fatalities from this crash.


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – All northbound lanes of travel are blocked at I-55 and Siwell Road at exit 85 because of a crash.

A Mississippi Department of Transportation Alert states it will take about two hours and a half to clear the scene.

The MDOT alert also states southbound traffic should expect some delays because traffic is being diverted onto the nearest exit.

WJTV has a crew headed to the scene.

This is a developing story.

Please stay with WJTV as more information becomes available.

Click here to see the MDOT alert.

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