Northeast Jones student injured in bridge crash

Photo from Jones County Fire Council
Photo from Jones County Fire Council

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Northeast Jones High School student escaped injury after crashing his Toyota Tacoma into a bridge on Lower Myrick Road on Thursday.

The Jones County Fire Council says the crash happened Thursday morning at around 7 a.m.

Authorities say the unidentified 16-year-old student was on his way to an FFA competition at JCJC at the time of the collision.

The fire council notes the student told officials he glanced down for a second - when he hit the east end of the bridge.

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