Fatal accident on I-55 - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Fatal accident on I-55 claims a life

There was a fatal accident in Terry on Interstate 55 Southbound, near Terry High School Friday evening.

Chief Juan Gray of the Terry Police Department tells us a 35-year-old woman from Crystal Springs was traveling northbound on I-55 when the left tire of her car hit the median. She lost control and hit a pile of rubble in the median.The car flipped over on the southbound side of the interstate landing on its roof.

Crews put up material to shield the car and the victim. Traffic was backed up for miles on the interstate while officers cleared the wreckage. Chief Gray says they are not releasing the identity of the victim at this time.

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