JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A two vehicle accident at the intersection of Lower Myrick Road and Reid Road in Jones County left one person dead and three injured.
The accident occurred around 11:45 a.m. Monday morning when a Ford Ranger and a Chevrolet Lumina collided in the middle of the intersection, according to officials on the scene. The driver of the Ford Ranger was traveling west on Lower Myrick Road when he collided with the Chevrolet Lumina at the driver's door, which was crossing Lower Myrick Road from Reid Road.
Patricia Pinter, 60, was the driver of the Chevrolet Lumnia and was pronounced dead at the scene by Jones County Deputy Coroner Burl Hall. The two passengers in the car, a 45-year-old woman and a 10-year-old boy, were transported to South Central Regional Medical Center. According to authorities, their injuries are believed to be moderate to minor.
The 57-year-old of the Ford Ranger was transported to SCRMC and is in critical condition.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation by the Jones County Sheriff's Department.