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Truck overturns, complicates drive home for thousands

GULFPORT - Gulfport police have responded to a traffic accident where a truck has overturned in the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 at the intersection of U.S. 49.

Police will be accessing the scene in response to the accident and will divert traffic if needed.

The driver of the 18-wheeler truck that overturned while exiting south on U.S. 49 from the westbound lane of Interstate 10 is at Memorial Hospital in stable condition, said George Chaix, deputy commander with the Gulfport Police. No other vehicles were involved, and crews should have the truck removed from the exit bound lane within the hour, Chaix said.

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