Victim identified in fatal wreck involving UPS truck - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

breaking

Victim identified in fatal wreck involving UPS truck

Four people were injured, and one person died in an accident on Highway 84. Source: JCFC Four people were injured, and one person died in an accident on Highway 84. Source: JCFC
JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

The victim of a fatal wreck involving a UPS truck has been identified. 

The wreck occurred Wednesday morning on Highway 84,  and left four others injured.

The woman who lost her life in the wreck has been identified as 83 year old Betty Tinner from Waynesboro. She was airlifted from the scene to Forrest General Hospital, but died in the emergency room.

The scene:

First responders found two vehicles on the westbound side of the highway, a white SUV with extensive front-end damage, and a UPS truck with extensive damage to its rear passenger side.

The UPS truck was off of the roadway several feet and the SUV was on the shoulder of the road, according to the Jones County Fire Council.

RELATED: 4 injured, 1 dead in accident involving UPS truck

According to reports from firefighters and emergency responders on scene, there were four occupants in the SUV and one occupant in the UPS truck.

Three of the four occupants in the SUV sustained moderate to severe injuries and were transported by EMServ ambulance to South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel for treatment.

First responders said the UPS driver was believed to have sustained minor to moderate injuries and was also transported by EMServ ambulance to South Central Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The cause of the accident is unknown. 

Copyright WDAM 2017. All rights reserved. 

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Lumberton Aldermen vote to end police chief's suspension, fire city clerk

    Lumberton Aldermen vote to end police chief's suspension, fire city clerk

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:38 PM EST2018-02-23 03:38:18 GMT
    The Lumberton Board of Aldermen voted to end the suspension of the police chief and fire the city clerk during a special-called meeting Thursday night. (Photo source: WDAM)The Lumberton Board of Aldermen voted to end the suspension of the police chief and fire the city clerk during a special-called meeting Thursday night. (Photo source: WDAM)

    The Lumberton Board of Aldermen voted to end the suspension of the police chief and fire the city clerk during a special-called meeting Thursday night.  On Monday, WDAM reported that the Lumberton Police Department said Chief Shane Flynt had submitted his resignation and that Phillip Ducksworth was serving as the interim police chief. Mayor Quincy Rogers would not comment on the issue.  According to a city official, Flynt was suspended and submitted his resi...

    More >>

    The Lumberton Board of Aldermen voted to end the suspension of the police chief and fire the city clerk during a special-called meeting Thursday night.  On Monday, WDAM reported that the Lumberton Police Department said Chief Shane Flynt had submitted his resignation and that Phillip Ducksworth was serving as the interim police chief. Mayor Quincy Rogers would not comment on the issue.  According to a city official, Flynt was suspended and submitted his resi...

    More >>
  • Columbia students "Riding for Hope" to help cancer victim

    Columbia students "Riding for Hope" to help cancer victim

  • Lamar Co. Superintendent warns of spreading social media threats

    Lamar Co. Superintendent warns of spreading social media threats

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:22 PM EST2018-02-23 01:22:33 GMT
    The Lamar County School District says safety and security for students is always a priority for all schools in the district. (Photo source: WDAM)The Lamar County School District says safety and security for students is always a priority for all schools in the district. (Photo source: WDAM)

    An increased police presence was visible at Sumrall High School on Thursday morning due to a social media post posing a threat.

    More >>

    An increased police presence was visible at Sumrall High School on Thursday morning due to a social media post posing a threat.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly