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2 injured in Jones County accident

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JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

This is a news release from the Jones County Fire Council. 

Two men were injured in a vehicle accident Thursday afternoon. Glade and Ovett Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the scene of the accident on Old Highway 15 South near Dairy Road.

A Glade Emergency Medical Responder arrived on scene first and advised that one of the adult male occupants had been ejected from the vehicle but was conscious and able to move on his own.

Addtional firefighters and EMR's that arrived on scene assisted with assessing and stabling the occupants until the ambulance arrived on scene.

Both occupants were transported by EMServ ambulance to South Central Regional Medical Center In Laurel for what was believed to be moderate injuries.

Although the cause of the accident is unknown, the truck left the roadway and struck a culvert to the side of the road. One lane of the highway was shutdown for emergency vehicles.

Emergency personnel on scene included Glade and Ovett Volunteer Fire Departments, EMServ Ambulance Service, Jones County Sheriff's Department, Jones County Fire Coordinator Dan McKenna and Jones County Fire Public Information Officer Caleb Worrell.

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