1 in hospital after Copiah County crash

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COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — One person was taken to the hospital after a crash in Copiah County Monday evening.

According to Mississippi Highway Patrol Cpl. Eric Henry, the two-vehicle crash happened on I-55 North near exit 65.

A Nissan Sentra and Chevy SUV were traveling north when the SUV rear-ended the Nissan. Cpl. Henry said both vehicles lost control.

The Nissan went into the median, and the SUV went off the roadway into a ditch and overturned several times.

The driver of the SUV was transported to UMMC with injuries.

The accident is still under investigation, Cpl. Henry said.


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