Police respond to five 18-wheeler pileup on Mississippi interstate

Published 6:11 am Monday, February 15, 2021

The Clinton Police Department reports it has cleared a five 18-wheeler pile-up on Interstate 20 early Monday morning.

The multiple vehicle accidents were on the eastbound lanes between mile markers 33-34 near the Natchez Trace Sunday evening.

All lanes were closed in the area as first responders worked the scene. There were no serious injuries.

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Earlier Sunday evening, Clinton police alos responded to another accident involving a semi-truck. The accident at Interstate 20 eastbound at exit 35 stalled traffic for hours.

Crashes throughout the Jackson Metro Area have been reported, including at I-55 at Woodrow Wilson and at I-20 westbound in Rankin County as well.

Road conditions continue to become treacherous throughout the evening and into tomorrow as more wintry weather continues to move into the area.