MHP: 2 accidents near fatal Copiah County crash site


COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Highway Patrol is working another close to the area of a fatal crash Saturday morning.

At this time, the left lane of I-55 is still blocked according to Corporal Eric Henry with the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

An 18-wheeler was traveling north when it rear ended a Budget rental truck near mile marker 57.

That caused the Budget rental truck to rear end another car that was traveling northbound.

Injuries have been reported.

MHP is also working another crash near mile marker 55.

A vehicle was travelling northbound when the driver lost control of a vehicle which later left the roadway and went into a ditch; injuries are unknown.

WJTV has a crew headed to the scene.

This is a developing story.

Please stay with WJTV as more information becomes available.



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