18-wheeler overturns on I-59 in Hattiesburg

18-wheeler overturns on I-59 in Hattiesburg
Police are responding to an 18-wheeler overturned in the median on Interstate 59 just north of the U.S. Highway 49 interchange. (Source: MDOT)

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Road crews continue work to right an 18-wheeler that overturned in the median on Interstate 59 just north of the U.S. Highway 49 interchange Tuesday morning.

Officials said no injuries were reported, but the crash has impacted traffic in the area. Officials have closed one northbound and one southbound lane of the interstate, and traffic is moving slowly the area. It’s unclear how long the cleanup will take.

Police said the truck was hauling wood chips at the time of the crash.

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