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Two separate tractor trailer crashes injures 2, causes significant backup on I-55 in DeSoto County

Traffic on I-55 South was backed up all the way to the I-240 loop.

HERNANDO, Miss — Separate large crashes involving at least two tractor trailers injured two people, and had I-55 in DeSoto County, Mississippi, significantly backed up Friday. 

The Hernando Police Department said as many as eight vehicles were involved in the crash near East Commerce Street in Hernando, and two people were sent to the hospital with injuries, and are expected to be OK.

I-55 South traffic is backed up all the way to the I-240 loop in Memphis, and I-55 North in Hernando is completely blocked off.

Avoid the area if you can, and check for alternate routes.

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