Accident and roadwork halt interstate traffic - - Jackson, MS

Accident and roadwork halt interstate traffic

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PEARL, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An accident combined with interstate roadwork causes headaches for motorists Saturday afternoon in Rankin county.

Traffic was practically brought to a standstill on I-20 in Pearl at the Airport Road exit around 1:30 p.m.

Two vehicles were involved in the crash, a white SUV and black four door sedan.

Pearl police were on the scene.

The accident blocked the two left lanes of traffic.

An ambulance at the scene transported at least one person.

Meanwhile MDOT was doing resurfacing work in the same area which caused further delays.

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