Crash involving two 18-wheelers blocking I-55 southbound

Published 8:11 am Tuesday, May 11, 2021

I-55 southbound is blocked just south of Crystal Springs after two 18-wheelers collided Tuesday morning, according to Jackson news media.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says just before 5 a.m. the two vehicles crashed in Copiah County, blocking both southbound lanes.

First responders transported one person with injuries to the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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MHP says they have no timetable for when the road will reopen and travelers should find alternative routes.