Tractor-trailer wreck blocks traffic on I-59
MOSELLE, Miss. (WDAM) - A wreck involving a tractor-trailer in Jones County left traffic at a standstill Thursday morning.
Emergency personnel responded to the wreck on Interstate 59 near Moselle Road exit 80 around 9:47 a.m. where an 18-wheeler had run into the median just north of the bridge.
A second wreck south of the exit involving a heavy-duty tow truck and a tractor-trailer loaded with eight cars left the southbound lanes completely blocked.
Dana Bumgarner with the Jones County Fire Council said the accident took several hours to clear, with the final fire units leaving the area around 2 p.m.
The tow truck driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. No other injuries were reported.
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