Jones County Sheriff’s Department deputies, along with units from the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Glade Fire & Rescue, Powers Fire & Rescue and EMSERV Ambulance Service, responded Friday night to an adult female pedestrian hit by a vehicle on Highway 15 South near the intersection of Tuckers Crossing Road.
According to reports from the scene, the individual was suicidal and walked into oncoming traffic. She was alive when she was transported by EMServ to SCRMC. We have no further information on her medical condition today.
MHP is in charge of the investigation into this incident.