U.S. Highway 78 closed for crash

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According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, U.S. Highway 78 is currently closed for an accident scene.

Both eastbound and westbound lanes are impacted for a crash involving an 18-wheeler that rolled over about 9:45 p.m.. It’s at mile marker 59 near New Albany.

As of 10 p.m., Ray Hall with MHP said traffic will be disrupted for another hour and a half.

Eastbound lanes are closed and traffic is being redirected to Mississippi Highway 178 at Myrtle. One lane of the westbound lanes is open.

Hall said the crash is not fatal.

More information will be posted as it is available.