MHP Investigates Charter Bus Fire

The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a charter bus fire in Madison County Sunday night.

It happened on U.S. 49 near Flora. MHP said a white pickup truck hit the rear of the bus before it left the scene.

According to authorities, the driver of the bus pulled over and noticed smoke was coming from the rear. That’s when the bus caught fire.

The driver was not injured, and there were no passengers on the bus.

MHP said the pickup truck was pulling a trailer and was traveling north on U.S. 49.

If you know the whereabouts of the truck or its driver, you are asked to call MHP at 601-987-1530.


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