Head-on collision in Rankin County Friday evening

UPDATE (2:56 PM): The victim has been identified as 50-year-old Brett Sanchagrin from Florence, according to the Rankin County Coroner’s Office.

UPDATE (2:44 PM): One of the drivers has died according to the Rankin County Sheriff’s Department.  The identity of this individual has not been released.

RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Two people left the scene with major injuries after a head-on collision between vehicles on Jerusalem Church Road in Rankin County.

One of the drivers had to be recovered from the vehicle via the jaws of life.  That driver was airlifted to a nearby hospital.

The other driver was taken from the scene via ambulance.  There has not yet been any confirmation on the status of both drivers.

Accident reconstruction teams are working to determine the exact cause of the crash.

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