Emergency units responding to serious accident on Interstate 20

Published 2:07 pm Thursday, March 25, 2021

A number of emergency units are responding to a serious situation on Interstate 20 near the Flowers accident.

According to early reports, a multiple vehicle accident has taken place on I-20 westbound, with one vehicle reportedly on fire and people trapped.

In addition to fire and emergency medical units responding, Air Care has been placed on standby.

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This accident led to the shutdown of westbound and eastbound traffic, but authorities have reopened one eastbound lane to traffic.

The accident is reportedly is also near the site of a wreck earlier this morning involving an overturned 18-wheeler.

The Vicksburg Post has a reporter en route and will provide more information once it is available.