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Head on collision in Jones County sends two to hospital

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A head-on collision in Jones County sent two people to a local hospital, one with life-threatening injuries.

A white pick-up truck and an unidentified red vehicle collided head-on on Hwy 11 at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Tower Road in Moselle. Traffic is blocked in both directions, and drivers are being turned back from the scene.

Both drivers were transported by ambulance to Forrest General Hospital, one with life-threatening injuries and one with moderate injuries. One driver was mechanically extricated. A helicopter was called to the scene, but was already on another call and could not be diverted.

Paramedics were called to the scene later to treat two firefighters suffering from heat exhaustion. 

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