Richton motorist in critical condition after rollover accident

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

PERRY COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A young Richton man is hospitalized in critical condition after a rollover accident in Jones County.

The Jones County Fire Council, which provided this photo, says the accident happened in the southern part of the county before 8 a.m.

Authorities say Braden Nicholson, 18, of Richton, was traveling north on Highway 15 south when he ran off the left side of the road and traveled more than 500 feet along a ditch.  Authorities add, at some point in time, Nicholson's Dodge Ram 1500 flipped, ejecting him.

Emergency medical personnel say they believed Nicholson may have had a medical emergency prior to the accident.

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