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Motorist injured in 18 wheeler accident

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - A motorist was injured Wednesday when his pick-up truck was struck by an 18-wheeler on Old River Road southeast of Petal.

The accident occurred shortly before noon. A truck carrying gravel struck the Toyota pickup on the driver's side. The driver of the pickup, who was awake and alert afterwards, was transported to a local hospital, his injuries were not life-threatening.

Witnesses at the scene believed that speed was a factor in the accident.

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