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Deer causes two wrecks in Lowndes County

District 5 volunteer firefighters and Columbus firefighters responded.

Posted: Jan. 12, 2019 6:57 PM
Updated: Jan. 14, 2019 9:19 AM

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Crews responded to two wrecks caused by deer Saturday afternoon near Columbus, sending one person to the hospital.

Emergency crews confirmed a white car was reported to be in a ditch, after hitting a deer and a tree sometime near 1 p.m. on the Highway 82 bypass eastbound.

A truck then hit the deer in the road, then struck a guide wire and spun out of control.

The female driver in the car was taken to the hospital while the truck driver was treated on scene, according to officials.

District 5 volunteer firefighters and Columbus firefighters responded.

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