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November 12, 2021

JPD officer injured in single car crash overnight

Mary Apel

A Jackson Police Department car

A Jackson police officer was involved in a crash while responding to a call late Thursday/ early Friday.

Chief James Davis told WLBT’s Anthony Warren that the crash happened around midnight in the area of Interstate 220 and Watkins Drive.

The officer said he hit something in the road, lost control of the vehicle and had an accident, according to the chief.

Davis said the officer was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center with minor injuries.

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