18-wheeler wreck spills chicken parts all over I-55S south of Te - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

18-wheeler wreck spills chicken parts all over I-55S south of Terry

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HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Scattered chicken parts shut down the southbound lanes of I-55 after an 18-wheeler trailer overturned near Terry late Monday night. 

Around 9:40 p.m., the Mississippi Highway Patrol along with Hinds Co Sheriff's Deputies responded to I-55 southbound at mile marker 76 to a overturned 18-wheeler trailer.

The driver of the 18-wheeler said he was traveling north on I-55 when the trailer malfunctioned causing him to lose control of the tractor trailer. The 18-wheeler ran into the median and struck the cable lock barrier and overturned into the southbound lanes of I-55.

The 18-wheeler was hauling dead chicken parts that scattered in the north and southbound lanes of I-55. 

The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured. The company name was Darling Ingredients Inc out of Butler, KY.

The accident is under investigation.  

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