Head-on crash leaves four injured on Oak Ridge Road in Warren County

Published 11:26 am Thursday, January 27, 2022

A two-vehicle wreck left four people injured, including three minors, on Oak Ridge Road in Warren County Wednesday night.

Just after 7 p.m., a 2021 GMC Acadia SUV was heading northbound and a 2008 Ford F-250 pickup truck was heading southbound near the 300 block of Oak Ridge Road. According to Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace, the vehicles collided nearly head-on.

Michael Ray Scott, 57, of Warren County, was the driver of the pickup. Scott was the truck’s only occupant, but the SUV was driven by a 16-year-old and occupied by a 12- and 13-year-old.

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The driver of the pickup truck and the 12-year-old passenger of the SUV were taken directly to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson by Vicksburg Fire Department ambulance. The driver of the SUV was initially transported to Merit Health River Region and then transferred to UMMC. The 13-year-old passenger was taken to Merit Health River Region and remains there.

A condition report was unavailable as of Thursday morning and the cause of the accident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story. More information will be added as it becomes available.