July 9, 2024

MHP Vehicle Struck After Driver Flees Checkpoint On Hwy 49

Morgan Howard

MHP chase. Source: Cerymmeria Smith
MHP chase. Source: Cerymmeria Smith

The Mississippi Highway Patrol was conducting a safety checkpoint on Highway 49 South near Flora when a driver fled the scene and led Troopers on a brief chase.

During the chase, an MHP patrol car was hit by the fleeing vehicle.

Once the vehicle came to a stop, the driver was apprehended with no further incident.

Nobody was injured in the incident.

The driver, who was apprehended has not yet been identified.

We will keep you updated on this developing story.

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