Overturned 18-wheeler causes traffic delays on I-59 in Laurel

Overturned 18-wheeler causes traffic delays on I-59 in Laurel
An 18-wheeler accident in Laurel caused traffic to slow down for a few hours Wednesday morning. (Source: MDOT traffic cam)

LAUREL, Miss. (WDAM) - An 18-wheeler accident in Laurel caused traffic to slow down for a few hours Wednesday morning.

According to Kim Stewart with the Laurel Police Department, the 18-wheeler overturned on Interstate 59 near Cooks Avenue.

Although there were no injuries reported, the crash impacted traffic in the area for hours causing a need for officials to shut down the southbound lanes.

Stewart said the truck was hauling wood at the time of the crash.

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