Truck spills oil on Highway 49, Covington Co.

COVINGTON COUNTY, Miss. - A tanked truck leaked oil on U.S. Highway 49 Monday morning.

Seminary Police Chief, Michael Kelly said, "The truck was traveling southbound and spilled some kind of oil along the highway."

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) issued an alert for drivers to stay on the right lane of Southbound Highway 49 near the spill.

Chief Kelly said MDOT crews were on the scene to help clear up the roadways.

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