RANKIN COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A utility truck and an 18-wheeler collided this afternoon at the intersection of Highway 43 and Old Highway 43, in Rankin County.
The accident occurred between noon and 1pm. The driver of the utility truck was trapped and had to be cut free of the wreckage. The driver of the 18-wheeler was also injured.
The 18-wheeler did spill a lot of fuel. Cleanup crews are working to clean it up, but Highway 43 will be closed at that intersection for part of the afternoon.
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