Traffic accident in Itawamba County on Highway 78

Itawamba County StockA traffic accident took place about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday on Highway US 78 before MS 23 in Itawamba County.

Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Ray Hall said two 18-wheelers struck each other near the Mississippi Welcome Center at Tremont.

The drivers have serious injuries, but no fatalities were reported at the scene.

Hall said at 6:40 a.m. the westbond lanes of Highway 78 near the accident will be closed for about an hour or so.

More as it is available.