18-Wheeler Flips on I-20, Fatally Injuring Driver

57-year-old Ricky L. Sumler (Jackson, MS) was fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Monday, August 12, 2019.

Mr. Sumler was traveling west on Interstate 20 near Bolton when his vehicle (tractor-trailer) left the roadway and struck the bridge. Mr. Sumler’s semi-truck flipped onto its side during the wreck.

Mississippi Highway Patrol believes that Mr. Sumler fell asleep prior to the accident.

Accident Location: Interstate 20, Bolton, Mississippi, Hinds County: