18-wheeler driver injured after wreck

HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Highway Patrol is responding to an 18-wheeler accident.

It happened around 1:00 a.m. Monday morning on I-20 near Norrell Road.

Troopers believe the driver fell asleep before running off the road. We’re told his load of railroad ties went through the cab of the 18-wheeler.

The driver has minor injuries and is now at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He’s expected to be okay.


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