Tanker carrying flammable liquid overturns in Jones County, road closed to motorists

Tanker carrying flammable liquid overturns in Jones County, road closed to motorists

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A tanker overturned in Jones County around 11 a.m. Thursday morning.

The tanker was a Blossman propane truck, and overturned on Freedom Road in Southeast Jones County.

The liquid in the tanker is flammable, and the Jones County Volunteer Fire Department is on the scene waiting to assist if the liquid were to leak.

The road is closed to motorists until further notice. Authorities are asking for all to avoid the area at this time.

Firefighters are on the scene in case of an explosion.

The driver of the truck was not injured.