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18-wheeler jackknifed on I-55 near Crystal Springs

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An 18-wheeler crash on I-55N shut down both northbound lanes of traffic early Tuesday morning. The wreck was finally cleared around 8:00 a.m.

According to MHP, just after 3:00 a.m., officers responded to a 1-vehicle crash just north of Crystal Springs in Hinds County.

An 18-wheeler traveling northbound jackknifed and blocked all of the northbound lanes. 

The 18-wheeler was transporting industrial paper products and poses no threat to neighboring communities. 

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

The driver was not hurt..

Traffic was re-routed at exit 72 onto Hwy 51. 

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