Teens hospitalized after crash in Bolton

Photo Credit: Justin Burks, WJTV

UPDATE: 11/03/2016 7:10am This incident has been cleared.

UPDATE: 11/03/2016 6:03am Delays are still listed at one hour.

UPDATE: 11/0/2016 6:01am Two people involved in the crash that took place after 3:00am.  Both are teenagers and were hospitalized.  The Mississippi Highway Patrol tells WJTV that the driver fell asleep at the wheel.  Their conditions are not known at this time.

UPDATE: 11/03/2016 5:21am MDOT now estimates traffic delays at one hour and thirty minutes.

Original Story:

BOLTON, Mississippi (WJTV) – Traffic delays of up to an hour and thirty minutes are expected in Hinds County on the I-20 ramp to Bolton Exit 27.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) characterizes the incident as having a “high” traffic impact with delays westbound caused by a crash.

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

An overturned truck is on the side of the road.  There is no word on whether there are any injuries.


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