UPDATE:12/12/2016 8:01am Both incidents have been cleared.
UPDATE: 12/12/2016 7:33am Traffic delays in the area are estimated as being approximately 10 minutes in duration.
UPDATE: 12/12/2016 7:17am Another crash has occurred in the same general area, near Exit 96B.
UPDATE: 12/12/2016 7:01am Delays have been increased to 40 minutes.
MDOT I 55 southbound near Pearl Street Exit 96A 12122016
UPDATE: 12/12/2016 6:40am MDOT estimates delays at approximately 20 minutes in the area.
JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) – An incident in Hinds County, Mississippi is causing traffic delays this morning.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) estimates delays of approximately 55 minutes on I-55 southbound past Pearl Street and Exit 96A.
The left lane of traffic is blocked. There is no word on the nature of the crash of possible injuries.
Drivers are advised to use extra caution in the area.
WJTV has a crew en route to the scene and will provide more information and traffic updates as soon as they are available.