Georgia man injured in Friday wreck on MS 3

Published 3:08 pm Saturday, September 11, 2021

A Georgia man was seriously injured in a one-car wreck Friday night at the intersection of MS 3 and U. S. 61 North, according to information from the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

The wreck occurred about 11:12 p.m. Friday.

According to MHP reports, Steven R. Carter, 30, of Valdosta, Ga., was driving northbound on MS 3 when the silver 2015 Toyota Tacoma pickup he was driving left the highway and struck a concrete barrier, ejecting him.

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He was flown by AirCare Helicopter to University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he was listed in fair condition. He was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the report.

The accident remains under investigation.

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