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Truck pulling trailer flips on Highway 80

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Traffic is back to normal in west Jackson after an accident on Highway 80 westbound near Wiggins Road. It happened around 9:30 a.m.

Jackson Police officers on the scene say they witnessed a truck carrying a trailer going at a high rate of speed. The driver hit a low spot on the highway causing his truck to overturn.

"It was a loud screech and squealing noise from the brake," said Richard Griffith, who heard the accident. "Then a loud bump, bump, bump. I come out here, [and] police [were] out here and the truck upside down. [I] don't know what happened. He must of lost control coming down through here."    

The driver was taken to a local hospital for what appears to be minor injuries.

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