Woman seriously injured by tree limb in Jones Co.

Woman seriously injured by tree limb in Jones Co.

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A woman was seriously injured after a tree fell on her in Jones County Friday afternoon.

According to the Jones County Fire Council, a storm passed through the area and Powers and Glade Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the scene.

When they arrived, the woman was not under the tree, but she had moderate injuries. A 4 to 6 inch thick limb had fallen from a tree during the storm and fell on the victim's head, according to reports.

The woman was treated on scene and then transported for further treatment to South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel. Later Friday, the woman's injuries had become more serious and she transferred from South Central Regional Medical Center to Forrest General Hospital.