UPDATE: Cpl. Eric Henry said the accident involved three 18-wheeler trucks on Highway 27 near Tank Road.
One of them was going northbound passing a vehicle. An 18-wheeler headed southbound was passing the third 18-wheeler. We’re told that the one headed North and the 18-wheeler headed South hit each other.
The 18-wheeler traveling north went off the road and overturned. He was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The big rig that was going south sideswiped the third 18-wheeler. They were not injured.
Cpl. Henry said the overturned truck was carrying frozen chicken. The northbound lane of Highway 27 will be blocked for several hours as crews clean up the area.
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — An 18-wheeler overturned on Highway 27 in Copiah County.
The accident is near the Hinds and Copiah county line.
Both lanes of travel are blocked at this time.