Five car accident in Jones County injures four

Photo by Lance Chancellor, Fire Council PIO
Photo by Lance Chancellor, Fire Council PIO

By Jeff Daley

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A five vehicle pileup in North West Jones County sent four people to the hospital Monday morning.

The accident happened on Highway 84 West near the Big Creek Community. All five vehicles were traveling east when the chain reaction crash took place.

Two of the victims were transported to South Central Regional Medical Center by EMServ Ambulance Service. The other two victims were taken to the hospital in private vehicles. According to rescue workers at the scene none of the injuries appeared to be life threatening.

Both eastbound lanes were closed for over 30 minutes while rescue operations were in progress.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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