Jones County rollover injures one

By Jeff Daley – email

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A one car rollover accident in the Myrick Community sent a unidentified women to the hospital Tuesday morning.

The accident happened at around 10:00 a.m. on Mill Creek Road at the intersection of Old Highway 84. The driver apparently lost control of the Chevrolet Tracker she was driving on the rain slicked road, struck a tree and flipped over.

The women as transferred to South Central Regional Medical Center. The her injuries are non life threatening.

One lane of Mill Creek Road was closed for around 45 minutes while the scene was being cleared.

Officials say wet roads are likely to blame for the wreck. By 1:45 p.m. at least a half dozen vehicle crashes in Jones County were attributed to the rainy conditions.

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