Truck overturns, blocks part of U.S. 61 South

Published 12:27 pm Saturday, April 16, 2022

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is working a one-vehicle wreck on U.S. 61 South near Glass Road involving an overturned box truck.

The driver was taken to Merit Health River Region with what was described as minor injuries.

According to MHP reports, the truck was northbound when it rolled over, blocking both northbound lanes and forcing authorities to reroute traffic to the southbound lane.

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John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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