Woman airlifted, others taken to hospital after car crash

Photo Credit: MHP

RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Several people are in the hospital after a one-car accident Sunday afternoon.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to US 49 south and Star Road after a Ford Explorer blew a tire according to Corporal Eric Henry with the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

Corporal Henry says that driver lost control, flipping the car after a blowout of one of the tires on the vehicle.

Five people were in the car – two adults and three children.

The passenger in front, a woman, was airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center with serious injuries, according to police.

The other passengers were also taken to UMMC with injuries.


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