One car wreck shuts down SB I-220 - - Jackson, MS

20 year old killed in I-220 wreck

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An Friday afternoon accident on I-220 has claimed the life of a 20 year old.

Officer Colendula Green of the Jackson Police Department says that a Mitsubishi Galant lost control after van in front of it hit its brakes suddenly.

She tells us that the force of the Galant hitting the guard rail caused two people sitting in the back to be thrown from the vehicle.

Southbound lanes of I-220 were shut down following the wreck near the intersection with Watkins Drive.

Our Skycopter captured video of an ambulance and many law enforcement officers on the scene.

At last report, all Southbound traffic is blocked and one Northbound lane is blocked.

Officials believe they may have lanes open again around 4PM.

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