Trooper-involved crash sends 5 to hospital

An SUV collided with a state trooper's vehicle on Saturday in Calhoun County.

Posted: Aug 25, 2019 11:59 PM
Updated: Aug 26, 2019 9:15 AM

CALHOUN COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A driver and four young passengers are OK after their SUV collided with a Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper's vehicle.

The collision happened on Saturday afternoon.

Trooper spokesman Sgt. Derrick Beckom said a woman was traveling east on Highway 8, just west of Vardaman. 

Beckom said the trooper was also traveling east on the highway. 

An ambulance transported the woman and her four passengers to the hospital in Calhoun City to be examined.

Beckom said trooper is OK.

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