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Seven sent to hospital in Jones County

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JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Seven people were rushed to South Central Regional Medical Center after three separate car collisions in Jones County Tuesday. 

Three women were involved in a accident on Hwy 84 shortly before 2 p.m. Authorities said a Ford Explorer and a Lincoln collided in the intersection on Hwy 84 and 184. The driver of the Explorer was tossed from the vehicle.

Jones County Public Information Officer Lance Chancellor said two cars hit head on several miles away on Lower Myrick Road causing one car to land in an embankment and the other to land over 200 feet away.    

The ladies who were transported from the first accident scene were transported with what appeared to be serious injures, said Chancellor.

Chancellor said they were taken to South Center Regional Medical Center for serious injures.

Chancellor said there was another two-car crash on Luther Hill Road around 3 p.m. Both individuals involved were also taken to South Central Regional Medical Center.

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