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Update: Cement truck overturns, blocking all lanes of U.S. 90

The westbound lane of U.S. 90 south of Anniston Avenue was closed this morning after a cement truck overturned, Gulfport Police Sgt. Chris Ryle said.

The truck’s driver, Ryle said, was injured and taken to an area hospital for treatment. The accident was reported at 8:11 a.m. The name of the driver was not immediately available.

Ryle said police officers currently are diverting traffic on 90 at the accident scene. Eastbound traffic is being diverted north at Cowan Road. Westbound traffic is turned north at DeBuys Road.

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