Bogus carjacking call snarls traffic - - Jackson, MS

Bogus carjacking call snarls traffic

I-55 reopens after bogus carjacking call

Happy soggy Wednesday afternoon, I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

A report of an attempted carjacking on Interstate 55 this afternoon in Jackson has left Mississippi Highway Patrol searching for any evidence that the situation actually occurred.

Also, minor injuries were reported in a three-vehicle collision involving a school bus and 18-wheeler near Florence this afternoon.

Plus, the driver of an 18-wheeler miraculously survived a wreck which could have turned deadly after the crash ended up in a fiery explosion. It happened on Interstate 55 just south of the Gluckstadt exit early this morning.

In sports, a look at Mississippi State's SEC basketball opener with South Carolina.

Light rain and 61 degrees in the metro. Get your full First Alert Forecast.

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