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Semi truck delivering catfish lands in ditch in Montgomery County

Strong winds blew an 18-wheeler into a ditch in Montgomery County Monday night.

Posted: Mar. 6, 2018 1:19 AM

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Monday night's storms caused an 18-wheeler delivering catfish to drive into a ditch. 

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The accident happened off Highway 82 in Winona. 

Chief Tommy Bibbs says the driver of the semi truck said it was straight lined winds that blew him off of the main road. He also told police he had never felt anything like that. 

Officials are waiting to remove the truck until the storm passes and the grounds are able to dry. 

The driver was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition. He was taken for back pains. 

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