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Tractor Trailer Crashes Near Southaven High School

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(Southaven,MS) An 18-wheeler took an unexpected detour off Interstate 55 in Desoto County and crashed near Southaven High School.

According to Southaven Police, the driver got sick, lost control and went down an embankment before stopping near the school.

It happened just as students were getting out of school for the day but none of them were in the same area as the accident.

The unidentified driver was the only one hurt and was taken to the hospital for his injuries.