Copiah County, MS – The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to an accident on MS 27 in Copiah County.
It happened around 6:00 Monday morning at the I-55 off ramp.
Trooper Eric Henry said the 18-wheeler was trying to cross over MS 27 from the off ramp when it was hit by a Chevrolet truck.
The driver of the 18-wheeler was taken to Hardy Wilson Memorial Hospital in Hazelhurst, and the driver of the truck was taken to UMMC in Jackson. Both drivers have serious injuries.
The accident is under investigation.