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2 drivers sent to hospital after 3-car accident on Highway 45

Two drivers were taken to the hospital with moderate injuries after a 3-vehicle wreck, according to Mississippi Highway Patrol.

Posted: Aug. 19, 2018 7:06 PM
Updated: Aug. 20, 2018 9:03 AM

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Two drivers were taken to the hospital with moderate injuries after a 3-vehicle wreck, according to Mississippi Highway Patrol.

Master Sgt. Criss Turnipseed says that collision happened on Highway 45 Alternate at Swedenburg Road, around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The accident caused some reported standstill traffic for travelers.

According to officials, a black Dodge Ram traveling east collided with a black Dodge Charger. The Charger was then knocked into a 2004 grey Chevy Silverado.

The drivers in the Charger and the Ram were taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, but are expected to be okay.

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