18-wheeler and box truck collide on Hwy 49 in Hinds Co. - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

18-wheeler and box truck collide on Hwy 49 in Hinds Co.

18 wheeler wreck on Hwy 49; Source: Raven Stevenson 18 wheeler wreck on Hwy 49; Source: Raven Stevenson
18 wheeler wreck on Hwy 49; Source: Raven Stevenson 18 wheeler wreck on Hwy 49; Source: Raven Stevenson
HINDS COUNTY, MS (WLBT) -

Thursday morning, all lanes were blocked going northbound on Highway 49 at Pinehaven Drive in Hinds County when an 18-wheeler flipped.

The load the 18-wheeler was carrying spilled all over the highway. According to MHP, a box truck hauling fruit pulled out in front of it.

The 18-wheeler was driving south when the wreck happened but both trucks ended up in the northbound lanes. 

It took about two hours to clear all debris from the road. The highway has been opened again to the public.

Both drivers of the trucks were taken to the hospital. One driver had serious injuries.

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