JACKSON, MS (WLBT) I-220 was shutdown for some time Saturday afternoon following an accident involving an 18-wheeler. The incident happened around 12:40 p.m. Authorities say the 18-wheeler was attempting to stop while in traffic, but swerved to miss a car.
The barriers in the median proved no match for the transport truck. The left lane of I-220 southbound at the Highway 80 overpass was blocked for about an hour.
No one was injured. All lanes are now reopen.
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