Three dead, five injured in Pearl River Co. crash

The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. near the 38th mile marker near Lumberton.

Three dead, five injured in Pearl River Co. crash
The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. near the 38th mile marker near Lumberton. (Ashley Jackson)

PEARL RIVER COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Officials are investigating a five-vehicle crash on Interstate 59 in Pearl River County that killed three people and injured five more.

The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. near the 38th mile marker near Lumberton. According to Mississippi Highway Patrol Spokesperson Travis Luck, a Dodge Caravan traveling north crossed into the southbound lane and collided with another vehicle. Luck said the crash involved five vehicles.

Luck said three people were killed in the crash. MHP Public Affairs Director John Poulos said five more people were injured in the crash.

We will continue to keep you updated on this story as more information is available.

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