1 adult, 2 minors dead after car crash in Rankin County


RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a fatal accident in South Rankin County on Saturday.

The two car collision happened on MS 18 near Rosewood Lane according to Corporal Eric Henry with the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

A Ford Windstar was traveling west on MS 18 when the driver lost control and crossed over and was struck by a Lexus GS 300 that was also traveling west.

The driver of the Lexus was taken to UMMC with injuries from the crash according to Corporal Henry.

Leroy Hobson, 28, was the driver of the Ford Windstar; he was killed on scene along with two minors.

Hobson’s wife is also at UMMC with injuries at this time

Corporal Henry says wet road conditions may be a factor in the crash.

The accident is under investigation at this time.

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