Tractor-trailer accident on Highway 49 sends one to hospital

Tractor-trailer accident on Highway 49 sends one to hospital

BROOKLYN, MS (WDAM) - An early morning accident involving an 18-wheeler left one man injured as his rig left Highway 49.

When the 18-wheeler left the road, it crashed into a power pole and ended up in a ditch.

First responders on the scene say the call came in around 8:51 a.m.Tuesday, and emergency personnel were there within minutes.

The driver of the truck was transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries, but are believed to be non-serious.

Agencies responding were the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Brooklyn Volunteer Fire Department and MDOT.