JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A one vehicle accident in the westbound lanes of Hwy. 84 East on Sunday afternoon left a Louisiana woman injured.
The woman was transported to a local hospital.
Powers Volunteer Fire & Rescue was dispatched to the report of the crash where a Nissan Maxima left the roadway during heavy rain and struck several trees.
Powers Heavy Rescue, Command 1, Rescue 2 and Rescue 3 responded to the scene and noted that the driver of the vehicle had been assisted out of her heavily damaged car by a passersby. The woman was laying on the side of the road being attended to by other drivers when emergency personnel arrived at the scene.
Powers firefighters and medical first responders assisted EMServ Ambulance Service medics with placing the patient onto a stretcher.
The patient was transported by EMServ to South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel for treatment of undisclosed, but non-life threatening injuries.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol also responded to the accident scene.