Wreck on I-59 claims life

ELLISVILLE, MS (WDAM) - A tragic accident on a Mississippi highway has claimed the life of a young child.

Authorities say the accident happened around ten this morning when a female traveling with 2 small children on I-59 in the southbound lane apparently blew a tire.

The vehicle ran into the median flipped over killing one of the children inside. The driver was also injured, however the condition of the second child is not yet known.

The identity of the victims have not been released. We will have more on this story as it becomes available.

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