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I-10 East backed up for hours Tuesday by mail truck fire

Eastbound drivers on I-10 in Jackson County saw delays for hours Tuesday near mile marker 73
Eastbound drivers on I-10 in Jackson County saw delays for hours Tuesday near mile marker 73(MHP Troop K)
Published: Jun. 21, 2022 at 10:33 AM CDT
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JACKSON COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - Eastbound drivers on I-10 in Jackson County saw delays for hours Tuesday near mile marker 73. A semi truck and trailer used to transport mail caught fire, and continued to reignite causing lanes closures.

Drivers were encouraged to take alternate routes as crews worked to extinguish the blaze and move the wreckage. Law enforcement was on scene for much of the day directing traffic.

You can always check on the status of coast traffic with MDOT’s interactive traffic map>> https://bit.ly/3zPnY9T

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