CLEARED: Overturned trailer on I-20 before MS 22

No injuries reported after trailer overturns

Photo Credit: Mississippi Highway Patrol - Jackson (@MHPTroopC)

UPDATE: 01/30/2017 1:44pm This incident has been cleared.

UPDATE: 01/30/2017 10:19am Crews are still working to right the trailer.

UPDATE: 01/30/2017 9:29am Delays are now listed as being approximately three hours in duration.

UPDATE: 01/30/2017 8:43am Drivers are still advised to use extra caution on I-20 eastbound in Hinds County as crews continue to work the scene of an overturned trailer.

UPDATE: 01/30/2017 8:05am The right lane of traffic eastbound on I-20 near Exit 19 remains blocked.

UPDATE: 01/30/2017 7:55am MHP Troop C tweeted that only the trailer is overturned:

UPDATE: 01/30/2017 7:40am Delays are now estimated as being approximately two hours and thirty minutes along the eastbound lanes.

UPDATE: 01/30/2017 7:31am The Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) in Jackson says that an 18-wheeler overturned at the Big Black River in Warren County.  No injuries are reported but the right lane of traffic is blocked.

UPDATE: 01/30/2017 7:21am MDOT says law enforcement personnel are on the scene of a crash on I-20 eastbound:

UPDATE: 01/30/2017 7:17am Estimated delays are now listed as being approximately three hours in duration.

Original Story:

HINDS COUNTY, Mississippi (WJTV) Extensive traffic delays are being reported along I-20 before MS 22 near Flora, Edwards Exit 19.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) says delays along eastbound lanes of up to three hours and thirty minutes can be expected.

The exact nature of the incident is unknown.  Drivers are advised to use extra caution in the area.

WJTV is en route to the scene and will provide more information as soon as it is available.

 

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