CLEARED: I-20 past MS 18 near Exit 40A westbound

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

UPDATE: 01/26/2017 9:29am This incident has been cleared.

UPDATE: 01/26/2017 9:04am Delays of less than 30 minutes are now reported in the area:

Photo Credit: Brett Kenyon, WJTV
Photo Credit: Brett Kenyon, WJTV

UPDATE: 01/26/2017 8:44am Delays in the area are now reported as being approximately 25 minutes in duration.

UPDATE: 01/26/2017 8:39am One of the vehicles involved in one of the incidents was on fire.  Jackson Fire Department Office of Fire Investigations Division Chief Cleotha Sanders tells WJTV that emergency responders from Rescue 14 were responding to the report of an accident with injuries on I-20 at Robinson Road at approximately 7:25am.  When the truck arrived it was hit by another vehicle. Additional firefighters, along with emergency personnel from AMR, were dispatched to the scene.

Chief Sanders says, “There were no reported injuries with the personnel of Rescue 14. The individual driving the passenger motor vehicle was being attended to by AMR personnel, injuries appeared to have been minor. A Jackson Fire Department fire investigator and Jackson Police are on scene conducting the investigation into the cause of the accident. The Jackson Fire Department is very thankful that no serious injuries were reported.”

UPDATE: 01/26/2017 8:18am Delays are still listed as being approximately 55 westbound.  The incident affecting eastbound traffic has been cleared.

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

 

Original Story:

HINDS COUNTY, Mississippi (WJTV) Traffic delays are being reported along I-20 past MS 18 W near Exit 40A and Robinson Road.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) indicates that two separate incidents are having a “moderate” impact on traffic, with estimated delays of between 35 and 55 minutes along eastbound and westbound lanes.

The exact nature of the incidents is not known.

WJTV is working to  provide more information and traffic updates as soon as they are available.


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