I-10 EB re-opens after series of crashes near Gautier

I-10 EB re-opens after series of crashes near Gautier

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol confirms all eastbound lanes of I-10 are now back open past exit 61 in Gautier.

MHP spokesman B.J. Seibert said there were three separate wrecks on the Pascagoula River Bridge near mile marker 65. Troopers were on scene directing traffic.

Seibert said an 18-wheeler lost one of the ramps from its flatbed trailer. The ramp then fell onto the roadway, which led to three separate accidents. A total of eight other vehicles were involved in those crashes. No injuries were reported.

Both eastbound lanes on I-10 were shut down in that area shortly after 6:00 p.m. Sunday night. Those lanes reopened around 8:00.

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