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61 North exit off I-20 closed due to accident



(photo by David Day)


The accident did not involve a second vehicle. The driver of the log truck is injured and being transported to the hospital. His injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

Expect the exit ramp to be closed for several hours as the logs and the log truck are cleared from the roadway.

Original story:

The U.S. Highway 61 North exit ramp off Interstate 20 eastbound has been temporarily closed due to an accident as of about 5:30 p.m. today.

Reports say that a logging truck has had a roll-over accident with a least one person trapped in a second vehicle.

This accident may take a while to clear. Please find an alternative route.

The Vicksburg Daily News will update this story as we get more information.

Also, see our live, on-the-scene video on our Facebook page.

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