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UPDATE: Interstate re-opened after 18-wheeler accident

Traffic being rerouted. Vehicles on 59N must take exit 95a. Police says there were no injuries, accident was a combination of weight and speed. Log truck was coming off a ramp and heading north on I-59.

Posted by Vanessa Pacheco WDAM on Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Traffic is being re-routed in Laurel after an 18-wheeler accident. Photo Source WDAM Traffic is being re-routed in Laurel after an 18-wheeler accident. Photo Source WDAM
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

Interstate 59 has been re-opened after a 18-wheeler overturned in Laurel Wednesday morning. 

Officials say the interstate has been fully re-opened, and all the debris has been cleared from the road.

According to officials, the accident happened around 10:00 a.m. when the truck was coming down an exit ramp to head north on I-59, and it was caused by a combination of weight and speed.

Officials said the driver and passenger of the vehicle were uninjured during the accident.

This accident is still under investigation.

WDAM Reporter Vanessa Pacheco is currently on the scene speaking with officials. More details will be released as they become available.

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