KOSCIUSKO, Miss. (WTVA) -- Weather appears to have played a role in a traffic accident on the Natchez Trace Parkway Sunday night in Attala County.
Natchez Trace Parkway rangers tell WTVA.com they believe high winds caused a tree to fall across the roadway near milepost 157 around 8:45 last night.
A pickup truck carrying three people crashed into the downed tree moments later.
WTVA News Partner Kosyonline.com reports one person was airlifted to the University Medical Center in Jackson and two others were transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital
The names and conditions of those involved has not been released.
The Parkway was closed for over an hour while crews worked to remove the tree.