Accident on I-20 W. involving tanker causes traffic backup - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Accident on I-20 W. involving tanker causes traffic backup

RANKIN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Brandon Police diverted traffic to Hwy. 80 Sunday afternoon after an empty tanker ran off the roadway.

The accident happened on I-20 W. at the Hwy. 80/downtown Brandon Exit 56.

At one time all westbound lanes were blocked while crews worked to clear the scene.

Our crew at the scene said two trucks were needed to remove the tanker from the accident.

Authorities said the driver was not injured.

The tanker was empty and no hazardous material was spilled.

According to an MDOT Traffic Alert at 3:20 p.m. the accident was clear.

 

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