UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 61-year-old Johnny McDonald
UPDATE: One person died in this crash Monday evening.
MHP said around 4:37 p.m., they responded to a minor crash on I-20 East near mile marker 62 in Rankin County. MHP said while they were investigating that crash, A Ford Ranger that was traveling eastbound did not see the traffic ahead at a halt. The truck hit a Honda Civic in the rear that was stopped.
MHP said the truck hit another Honda Civic car and then it overturned and caught fire. The driver of the Ford sustained minor injuries. MHP said the driver of the first Honda died while being transported to the hospital.
The driver of the second Honda had minor injuries.
RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Mississippi Highway Patrol is on the scene of multiple accidents on I-20 near mile marker 62 in Rankin County.
MHP said one person is in critical condition. The crashes on the eastbound side of the interstate.
WJTV 12 is working to get more information about the crashes. We will provide updates as we get them.