One injured in I-20 wreck

Published 12:00 pm Friday, July 30, 2010

A 2006 Chevrolet Silverado is loaded onto a tow truck while westbound traffic on Interstate 20 backs up Thursday afternoon. Vicksburg police Officer Burt Ryan said Kayla Lyons, 34, 405 Logue Circle, Vicksburg, lost control of the Silverado on the on-ramp from U.S. 61 North and veered into the I-20 path of a westbound 18-wheeler driven by Raymond Owens, 41, 1360 Texas 7 West, Crockett, Texas, and hit a tree in the median. Owens was not injured, and Lyons was taken to River Region Medical Center with Elan Lyons, 2, who was riding in a child’s seat in the back seat of the pickup and not injured. Hospital spokesman Alan Karel said Kayla Lyons was transferred to University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, where a spokesman there said this morning she was in fair condition. Ryan said Lyons was cited for failure to yield.

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