Accident on I-20 at Ellis Avenue involved school bus; Traffic flowing again

Photo Credit: Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOTtraffic,com)

UPDATE: 10/25/2016 12:00pm More details about the accident have been released. Sherwin Johnson of Jackson Public Schools said a bus carrying four high school students was involved in the accident. Johnson said no students were injured.

The drivers of a Ford F-150 Truck, Honda Civic and Infiniti were also involved.

UPDATE: 10/25/2016 9:40am Both incidents have been cleared.

Photo Credit: Mississippi Department of Transportation (

UPDATE: 10/25/2016 9:32am The accident involving the school bus is clear. However, a second accident along I-20 at Ellis Avenue South near Exit 42A is causing delays of approximately 45 minutes.


UPDATE: 10/25/2016 9:01am Jackson Public Schools spokesman Sherwin Johnson is confirming that the accident did involve at least one school bus.  At this time no students are reported to be injured.

UPDATE: 10/25/2016 9:00am Delays of up to 30 minutes are still reported in the area.

JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV ) – The two left lanes of westbound traffic are blocked on I-20 before I-220 North near Exit 41 following a crash reported by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).

Delays of approximately 55 minutes are expected.  Police are on the scene.

It is not known at this time if there are any injuries but MDOT characterizes the traffic impact as “high.”

Delays are reported as far east as I-20 at Valley Street.

WJTV is working with authorities and will provide the latest information and traffic updates as they become available.



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