18-wheeler crashes into ditch in Pontotoc County

Updated - Patton later confirmed the truck ran into a ditch, not a pond as previously reported.

Posted: Feb 20, 2020 4:26 PM
Updated: Feb 20, 2020 5:04 PM

THAXTON, Miss. (WTVA) - An 18-wheeler ran off into a ditch in Pontotoc County.

County Fire Coordinator Adam Patton and Master Sgt. Joey Miller of the Mississippi Highway Patrol both confirmed the wreck Thursday afternoon.

The wreck happened along Highway 278 near Thaxton. 

Patton later confirmed the truck ran into a ditch, not a pond as previously reported.

No injuries were initially reported. However, Patton later confirmed one person suffered moderate injuries.

Note: This article was updated to show the truck ran into a ditch, not a pond.

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