Off duty Hattiesburg police officer injured in weekend accident

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - An off duty Hattiesburg police officer was seriously injured in an early Sunday morning accident.

The accident occurred on Highway 49 North near Marvin's and The Sonic Drive-in. Zac Denny suffered numerous injuries including broken ribs, bruised lungs, facial fractures, and numerous lacerations. He was taken to Forrest General Hospital where he is in critical, but stable condition.

Sources who asked to remain anonymous said Zac Denny has been with the force for three-years and his father Mark is a Lieutenant on the force and has been with them for 19-years.

The cause of the wreck is under investigation at this time. No other details were available from the Hattiesburg Police Department.

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