Two injured in Friday morning accident

Published 1:28 pm Friday, August 9, 2019

An accident Friday morning on U.S. Highway 80 injured two people, sending one to Merit Health River Region and another to University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Their conditions are not known, and their identities have not yet been released.

According to officials, the accident, which involved a car and a van around 10:30 a.m., took place on U.S. 80 at the intersection with Mt. Alban Road.

Emergency medical teams from the Vicksburg Fire Department responded.

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The Mississippi Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the accident.

Check back for more information as it becomes available.

About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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