• February 02, 2017

One Killed in Truck Accident on Interstate 59 in Jones County, MS

Jones County, MS -- A collision between a passenger vehicle and a semi-truck claimed the life of an unidentified person in the are of Jones County, MS Wednesday, February 1, 2017.

Authorities say the incident took place on Interstate 59 about 4:15 a.m.

It looks like the vehicle occupied by the victim was headed south on 59 when it collided with the tractor-trailer head-on. The force of the collision pushed the big rig from the roadway, where it rolled down an embankment, landing on its side. The collision left a portion of the interstate closed for several hours. The report made no mention of other injuries related to the collision.

The report provided few details regarding the crash.

Authorities are examining the details of the incident and hope to learn more as it concludes.

map of the area


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