TRAFFIC: 18-Wheeler crash on I-55 south in Madison County

An 18-wheeler crash on I-55 South just past Highway 16 in Madison County causes delays

UPDATE: 03/21/2017 10:59am WJTV’s Margaret-Ann Carter is at the scene on I-55 southbound just before the Canton Exit.  She says authorities tell her that crews are expected to continue working through the hour.

Original Story:

MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – An 18-wheeler crash causes delays on I-55 South just past Highway 16.

The Fed-Ex truck crashed around 3:30am on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

Corporal Eric Henry with the Mississippi Highway Patrol says the driver hit a bridge and then the 18-wheeler overturned.

The driver was not hurt.

A tow truck is currently on the scene, and crews are working to upright the 18-wheeler and remove it.

If you have to head this way early this morning, please be cautious of crews in the area. The accident is near mile marker 122.

Tune in to WJTV This Morning as we continue to track this breaking traffic alert for you.

 

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