Warren County, MS (September 17, 2023) – The Vicksburg Fire Rescue and multiple other law enforcement agencies out of Warren County were called to the scene of a major truck crash that took place on Friday evening.
The accident occurred at around 9:30 p.m. on September 15.
According to reports from the Warren County Fire Service, an 18-wheeler and a Dodge Ram pickup truck collided on Highway 3 near the entrance to the International Paper mill. The incident prompted authorities to shut down the road as they assisted.
Emergency medical services with the Vicksburg Fire Rescue responded to care for injured victims. Two people were transported to local hospitals for emergency care.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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