County inmate injured in Lamar Co. wreck

County inmate injured in Lamar Co. wreck

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Lamar County inmate on work detail was injured after an accident involving a garbage truck.

The driver of a Buick LeSabre rear ended the garbage truck as it had just stopped to make a pickup in front of a residence.

According to Lamar County Administrator Jody Waits, the inmate was seriously injured and transported to a local hospital.

MHP and Lamar County deputies responded to the scene.