One person hospitalized after Hwy 84 accident

One person is hospitalized after a two-vehicle accident in Jones County this morning.

Officials responded to the wreck on the eastbound lanes of Hwy 84 after a large utility truck was crossing Hwy 84 onto Masonite Lake Road when it was struck by a pickup truck traveling east.

The driver of the pickup was transported to South Central Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.

"The accident is under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol at this time," said Assistant Chief of Fire and Rescue Lance Chancellor. "We have a diesel fuel and an oil spill from the pickup truck. We're working to contain both of those. Don McKinnon from Emergency Management is on scene of course leading those efforts."

This intersection has been the site of many serious accidents in the past several months.