Driver in fatal accident in Collins released from hospital

Driver in fatal accident in Collins released from hospital
The Jeep Cherokee involved in a double fatal wreck this morning in Collins.
The Jeep Cherokee involved in a double fatal wreck this morning in Collins.

COLLINS, MS (WDAM) - The driver involved in a fatal accident in Collins has been released from the hospital and is in good condition.

Senah Carter was driving the Jeep Cherokee containing two other passengers. They clipped a school bus in Collins Tuesday morning, causing the Jeep to roll over multiple times on the highway.

According to Trooper First Class Brent Barfield from Troop J of the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Keannie Love, 20 of Hattiesburg and Lishanay Wilks, 23 of Prentiss were unrestrained and ejected from the vehicle.

Both were pronounced dead on the scene.

One child on the school bus was injured and taken to a local hospital, according to authorities. The student was released from the hospital and returned to school with no injury later that day.

There were 16 kids on the bus, and all involved in the wreck except for one were transferred to other school buses, according to Clay Anglin, Covington County superintendent.

Anglin said he wanted to thank all emergency officials who helped with the scene.