18-wheeler driver injured after wreck on I-55 in Copiah County - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

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18-wheeler driver injured after wreck on I-55 in Copiah County

COPIAH COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

MHP says the driver of an 18-wheeler was injured Saturday morning after the truck lost control.

MHP Corporal Eric Henry said the rig was traveling northbound on I-55, in Copiah County near mile marker 58, when the unnamed driver lost control, went into the median and struck a tree.

Henry said the driver was taken to Hardy Wilson Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

We're told the truck was hauling paper.

Officials say the left lane of the interstate will be closed while crews clean up the wreckage.

We're told the estimated time for clean-up is three to four hours.

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