I-20 westbound back open - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

I-20 westbound back open

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RANKIN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

All westbound lanes of I-20 are back open following an accident involving a Southern Freight tractor trailer out of Atlanta, Georgia, just east of Brandon.

The truck was carrying some sort of hazardous materials and overturned.

Traffic had to be diverted at exit 59 onto Hwy 80 while Hazmat crews and various emergency personnel assessed the situation. 

The incident tied up traffic for hours and the cause is not known at this time.

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