Vehicle fire in Southaven causing traffic backups, detours

Crash I55 near Church
Crash I55 near Church(MDOT)
Published: Nov. 3, 2023 at 4:35 PM CDT|Updated: Nov. 3, 2023 at 4:36 PM CDT
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SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (WMC) - Southaven Police are asking travelers to avoid Interstate 55 near Church Road due to an incident.

According to Mississippi Department of Transportation, there is a vehicle fire that’s causing north and southbound lanes to be blocked.

Police say drivers in the northbound lanes of I-55 are being rerouted at the Pleasant Hill exit and southbound lanes are being detoured to Goodman Road.

It’s unclear at this time if there are injuries.

Stay with Action News 5 as we work to learn more details.

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