Itawamba County Times
An 18-wheeler truck trailer caught fire in the westbound lane on I-22, near mile marker 100, Friday morning.
Troopers with the Mississippi Highway Patrol are currently reporting no serious injuries, although the fire has caused a long delay in traffic.
As of 8:30 Friday morning, traffic was backed up from the site of the accident to Peppertown Road, where officials are rerouting drivers.
At 9 a.m., officials claimed traffic was backed up to the Tenn-Tom Waterway bridge.
Emergency officials are reporting several ancillary accidents due to the delay in traffic, including multiple fender benders.
The cause of the accident has yet to be released.