Monroe County wreck sends woman to hospital

Troopers are investigating a Friday wreck that sent a Pontotoc woman to the hospital.

Posted: Mar 23, 2018 11:20 AM

MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Troopers are investigating a Friday wreck that sent a Pontotoc woman to the hospital. 

Master Sgt. Criss Turnipseed with MHP says the wreck happened sometime near 7:45 a.m. on Highway 45 Alternate near McMillian Circle. 

He says a silver Nissan, driven by 41-year-old Jennifer Hooker, was traveling northbound when she collided with a northbound Chevrolet truck, driven by 20-year-old Matthew Eddy of Fairhope, Alabama. 

Hooker's vehicle went off the road and overturned. She was airlifted from the scene to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo with moderate injuries. 

Eddy was not injured. 

The wreck is under investigation. 

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