CLEARED: Crash in Rankin County US 49 near Star

Photo Credit: Mississippi Highway Patrol (portion of original photo blurred to eliminate detail)

UPDATE: 04/28/2017 12:14pm

Mississippi Highway Patrol Cpl. Eric Henry said the motorcycle that was heading southbound crashed before the Toyota pickup truck ran over it in the runway. MHP is working to determine what caused the motorcyle to crash or to see if a third vehicle was involved.

UPDATE: 04/28/2017 8:03am This incident is now cleared.  At this time there is no additional information on the conditions of those involved.

Original Story:

RANKIN COUNTY, Mississippi (WJTV) – A motorcycle and pickup truck crashed on US 49 in the Rankin County town of Star, Mississippi.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says both drivers involved have been taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) with injuries.

The extent of their injuries is not known at this time.

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