Traffic Alert: I55 Closed at Elton Road - - The News for South Mississippi

Traffic Alert: I55 Reopens at Elton Road

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HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Traffic is moving again in South Jackson after a two vehicle crash caused major delays near the Elton Road exit on I-55 South. Emergency crews shut down the Southbound lanes of the interstate for about an hour after the crash. It happened around 6:30 a.m.

A construction manager on scene told WLBT the driver of a pick up truck ran into the back of a car. He said the driver of the car was taken to the hospital because of chest pain. The driver of the truck was walking around and did not appear to be hurt.

The interstate was open again by 7:30 a.m.

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