Mississippi Highway Patrol investigating fatal wreck involving 18-wheeler partially hanging over bridge

Published 11:16 am Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Officials from the Mississippi Highway Patrol report they are investigating a fatal 18-wheeler accident that occurred this morning on U.S. 84 in Franklin County.

A photo of the wreck was shared on social media at approximately 9 a.m. today, which shows the 18-wheeler turned on its side and parts of the undercarriage hanging over the guardrail of a bridge near the Five Star Food Mart exit in Meadville.

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The Mississippi Highway Patrol posted on social media that the westbound side of US 84 at MS 184 (Meadville exit) in Franklin County was blocked due to a traffic crash.

Officials asked for driver to an alternate route if possible.