Tractor-trailer accident on Highway 78 near Sherman

By NEMS Daily Journal

One driver is being treated for moderate injuries after an accident involving two tractor-trailers on Highway 78 near Sherman late Thursday night.

David Yell, 34, of Shannon was westbound in 2012 Mac tractor-trailer that collided with a 2001 International tractor-trailer driven by Cornelius Tolbert, 55, Memphis, said Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Jason Roe.

Yell is at North Mississippi Medical Center being treated for moderate injuries. Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Traffic was blocked for a short time at the accident scene.

The accident is still under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.