18-wheeler overturns near Pickens exit - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

18-wheeler overturns near Pickens exit

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PICKENS, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

All southbound lanes are blocked on I-55 in Yazoo past MS 432 at Exit 139 after an 18-wheeler flipped over.

According to Trooper Eric Henry, around 1:54 a.m. MHP was called about the 18-wheeler and an abandoned car. The driver of the 18-wheeler fell asleep and drifted over to the right shoulder of the road, hitting a parked car.

The 18-wheeler overturned in the roadway blocking the left lanes of traffic.

Both lanes where closed for several hours while crews cleaned up the scene. Currently both lanes are back open at this time.

The 18 wheeler driver was not injured and drove for a company call TCW out of Nashville Tennessee that hauled parts for Nissan. The 18-wheeler did not spill its load and there was nobody inside the parked car.

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