Injured Jones firefighter honored with vehicle escort through county

Injured Jones firefighter honored with vehicle escort through county

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Jones County volunteer firefighters Saturday honored a fellow firefighter who has spent several weeks in a Jackson hospital.

Volunteers from several departments and deputies with the Jones County Sheriff's Department escorted Robert Clark through Jones County on his way back home to the Powers Community.

Clark has been recovering after being hit by a vehicle while responding to a car crash in Ellisville.

The accident happened on Dec. 1.

Clark received several fractures and other internal injuries.

He is a volunteer with the Glade Volunteer Fire Department.

Officials said Clark is improving, but he will need several more months of rehabilitation.