July 25, 2022

3 dead, 2 injured in Jasper County crash, car vs. 18-wheeler

Therese Apel

Three people were killed and two injured in a car crash on I-59 Sunday near Heidelburg.

Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Jameka Moore told WDAM the accident involving an 18-wheeler and a car happened around the 112-mile marker.

All three fatalities were inside the passenger vehicle. Another passenger in that car was injured and taken to a Laurel hospital. A person in the 18-wheeler was airlifted to Forrest General Hospital.

Another person was injured in the passenger vehicle and transported to South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel, Moore said.

It was almost 12 hours before the road was cleared from the scene, WDAM reported.

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