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Deadly 18-wheeler accident causes delays on I-55; One fatality confirmed

Multi vehicle collision on I-95 south at the 86 mile marker. All south bound lanes are blocked.
Multi vehicle collision on I-95 south at the 86 mile marker. All south bound lanes are blocked.(Live 5 News)
Published: Jun. 3, 2019 at 10:02 PM CDT
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PIKE COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - Traffic is being diverted on I-55 at the Pike/Lincoln County line due to a deadly two vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler Monday night.

According to Corporal Brandon Fortenberry with the MHP, one of the vehicles involved in the collision caught on fire.

One fatality has been confirmed.

This is a developing story.

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