CLEARED: I-20 eastbound at Gallatin, State Streets near Exit 45

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UPDATE: 11/03/2016 8:12am This incident has been cleared.

UPDATE: 11/03/2016 7:51am Delays of 15 minutes are now being reported by MDOT.

UPDATE: 11/03/2016 7:48am One person was taken to the hospital by AMR.  No other injuries have been reported.

UPDATE: 11/03/2016 7:38am One lane on the right is blocked.  Anticipated delays are still approximately 35 minutes in duration.

UPDATE: 11/03/2016 7:30am MDOT estimates delays at approximately 35 minutes.

UPDATE: 11/03/2016 7:22am Delays are now estimated at approximately 45 minutes.  Drivers are advised to use extra caution in the area.

Original Story:

JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) – Traffic delays are being reported along I-20 eastbound past Gallatin Street and State Street near Exit 45.

The two right lanes of traffic are blocked.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) says the traffic impact is high, with delays estimated at approximately 55 minutes.

There is no official word as to the nature of the crash or whether there are any injuries.

WJTV is on the scene and is working with authorities to provide more information and traffic updates as soon as they are available.


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