Several crashes in Metro during heavy rain

Accident near Flag Chapel and Clinton Blvd.

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — There have been several crashes Thursday afternoon after heavy rain came pouring down throughout the state.

Near the Copiah and Hinds County line there was an accident involving a school bus, according to the Copiah County Emergency Agency. They tell us that one child was on the bus and complained of an injury.

At least two cars were in an accident on Clinton Boulevard near Flag Chapel Road. An officer on the scene told us that children were injured in the wreck.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol have also responded to several crashes on the interstate.

Officers also responded to an accident on I-20.

Flood waters caused some cars to drift away on streets. Authorities ask drivers to turn around if you approach flood waters.

 

 

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