MHP works fire, overturned vehicle wrecks on I-55 in Lincoln County

Published 4:43 pm Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop M responded to an 18 wheeler fire on I-55 at approximately 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night.

The one-vehicle accident occurred near mile marker 37 in the southbound lanes, Trooper First Class Craig James told The Daily Leader.

Another tractor-trailer truck overturned in the northbound lanes of I-55 Wednesday morning near mile marker 48, blocking the left lane and part of the right lane. Troopers directed traffic around the wreck on the right shoulder.

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Lanes were cleared and reopened around 9 a.m.