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Soso-Big Creek Road back open after garbage truck crash

The vehicle involved was a Jones County Garbage Service truck with a driver and two employees...
The vehicle involved was a Jones County Garbage Service truck with a driver and two employees on board.(Jones County Sheriff's Department)
Published: Jan. 27, 2022 at 12:57 PM CST
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JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Soso-Big Creek Road off of Highway 84 West is now open to traffic with sporadic lane closures expected.

Earlier on Thursday, the roadway was closed due to a crash.

The vehicle involved was a Jones County Garbage Service truck with a driver and two employees on board.

According to officials from the Jones County Sheriff’s Department, The driver was transported by EMServ Ambulance Services to South Central Regional Medical Center for treatment for what appeared to be non-life treating injures.

The two employees were evaluated at the scene and declined transport by ambulance.

The Hebron, Soso and Pleasant Ridge volunteer fire departments along with Powers’ VFD emergency medical responder were on the scene of the incident as well as EMServ and the JCSD.

The sheriff’s department is asking motorists to use caution and slow down in this area as cleanup and road repair crews work at the site of the crash. Sporadic lane closures are also expected.

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