Multi-vehicle wreck shuts down traffic on I-55 at Tate County line

DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. — A car wreck involving four vehicles shut down I-55 at the Desoto and Tate County line, according to Sheriff Bill Rasco with the Desoto County Sheriff’s Office.

The crash happened in the northbound lanes just after 7 p.m.

One person was airlifted to Regional Medical Center. Three people were transported to Baptist Desoto.

The accident closed both the north and southbound lanes so emergency crews could help the victims.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.