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Jones County man injured in lawnmower accident

A man was seriously injured after a vehicle hit his lawnmower just outside the Soso city limits Tuesday evening./Photo credit: Jones County Fire Council A man was seriously injured after a vehicle hit his lawnmower just outside the Soso city limits Tuesday evening./Photo credit: Jones County Fire Council
JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A man was seriously injured after a vehicle hit his lawnmower in Jones County Tuesday evening.

According to the Jones County Fire Council, the Soso Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene on Highway 29 North just outside the Soso city limits. When firefighters arrived, they saw a white Jeep in the road next to the lawnmower.

The Jeep rounded a sharp curve and left the road, striking the rear of the lawnmower and moving it several yards before stopping next to a tree, according to reports. However, it is unknown what caused the Jeep to leave the roadway.

MOBILE USERS: View photos from the scene here. 

The man riding the lawnmower sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries. He was transported by EMServ ambulance to South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel, according to the Jones County Fire Council. 

The man driving the Jeep appeared to be uninjured.

Soso Volunteer Fire Department, EMServ Ambulance Service, Jones County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol, Jones County Fire Coordinator Dan McKenna and Jones County District Attorney Wayne Black all took part as rescue personnel for the accident.  

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