Grain covers road in Simpson Co. after 18-wheeler overturns; Cleanup crew on scene

Grain covers road in Simpson Co. after 18-wheeler overturns; Cleanup crew on scene
(Source: Hawaii News Now)

SIMPSON CO., Miss. (WLBT) - An 18-wheeler carrying grain overturned in Simpson County at the intersection of MS-28 and MS-43 Friday afternoon, causing all lanes to be blocked.

Preliminary reports indicate that the 18-wheeler was attempting to make a right turn when it flipped over, spilling its cargo onto the road.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was taken to UMMC with non-life threatening injuries.

A cleanup crew is on the scene and hope to have the road back open as soon as possible.

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