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Jackson, MS – Marcel Walker Killed in DUI Crash at I-20 & Gallatin St

Jackson, MS (October 6, 2020) – Early on Saturday morning, October 3, a deadly car accident took the life of one man in the Jackson Area.  Local sources revealed that the accident occurred near the intersection of Interstate 20 and Gallatin Street. Local authorities reported that 43-year-old Marcel Walker, an employee at local news affiliate WAPT, was killed in the deadly collision. The accident reportedly involved two vehicles, and the driver of the other car was arrested for aggravated driving [...]

6.21 Jackson, MS - Wheelchair-Bound Man Struck by Car on Reddoch Dr

Jackson, MS – Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Hit-&-Run on I-55

Jackson, MS (October 3, 2020) – A man was fatally struck in a hit-and-run accident in Jackson early on Friday morning, October 2.  Initial reports revealed that the deadly accident occurred on Interstate 55 NB near Northside Drive. Responding officials found the body lying on the interstate. Officials from the Jackson Police Department received calls of a pedestrian accident in the area.  The Hinds County Coroner’s office responded to the scene to assist with the accident. Authorities reported that it seemed [...]

Jackson, MS - Woman Injured in House Fire on Burns St

Jackson, MS – Woman Injured in House Fire on Burns St

Jackson, MS (October 2, 2020) – The Jackson Fire Department was called to the scene of a structure fire in a residential area early on Thursday morning, October 1.  Local reports revealed that the blaze occurred at around 4 a.m. at a home on Burns Street, east of the Jackson State University campus. Before firefighters arrived, at least seven people were able to exit the burning building. One woman involved in the incident sustained injuries at the scene. The injured party [...]

5.4 Clinton, MS - Two Injured in Accident at Construction Zone on I-20

Jackson, MS – Kathryn Cummings Killed in Collision at MS-18 & Siwell Rd

Jackson, MS (September 29, 2020) – A fatal two-vehicle collision in Jackson resulted in the death of a woman on Monday morning, September 28.  Initial reports revealed that the accident occurred near the intersection of MS-18 and Siwell Road. At around 9 a.m. that morning, a pickup truck reportedly collided with the rear of a sedan. The driver of the sedan sustained fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead by responding emergency personnel.  The deceased victim was later identified [...]

4.17 Jackson, MS - Deadly Pedestrian Accident Near Northside Dr

Jackson, MS – Man Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Accident on Gallatin St

Jackson, MS (September 28, 2020) – There was a fatal pedestrian accident in the Jackson area on Thursday evening, September 24.  The deadly collision occurred on S. Gallatin Street just past 9 p.m. that night. A man was reportedly walking in the roadway when he was struck by an oncoming motor vehicle. The pedestrian suffered critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by responding paramedics.  No charges have been filed at this time. Officials from the Jackson Police Department [...]

3.25 Forrest Co, MS - US-49 & Yeaton Spur Rd Scene of Crash with InjuriesCollision on Flag Chapel Rd

Jackson, MS – Two Killed in Head-On Collision on Flag Chapel Rd

Jackson, MS (September 23, 2020) – There were reports of a fatal car accident in the Jackson area on Flag Chapel Road on Saturday night, September 19.  Officials from the Jackson Police Department were called to the site of the crash at the 800 block of N. Flag Chapel Road at around 11:30 p.m. According to initial reports, two vehicles were involved in the collision. The two vehicles reportedly collided head-on before leaving the roadway.  At this time, the cause of [...]

6.11 Harrison Co, MS - Injuries After Wreck on I-10 at Lorraine Cowan Rd

Jackson, MS – Driver Killed in Fiery Accident on US-80

Jackson, MS (September 23, 2020) – There was a fatal collision in the Jackson area on Saturday night, September 19, according to reports from the Jackson Police Department.  The site of the crash was reportedly located at the 4600 block of US-80. For unknown reasons, two vehicles collided on the highway at around 9 p.m. that evening. A pickup truck reportedly struck the rear of a sedan traveling on the roadway before overturning and catching fire.  The driver of the pickup [...]

Oxford, MS - Car Accident on Merchants Dr Ends in Injuries

Jackson, MS – MHP Trooper Injured at Earl St & Gallatin St

Jackson, MS (September 16, 2020) – A police pursuit in Jackson ended with a trooper from the Mississippi Highway Patrol suffering injuries on Monday afternoon, September 14.  The cause of the pursuit has not been reported, and it is unknown where it began at this time. The site of the collision was located near the intersection of Earl Street and S. Gallatin Street. There were multiple law enforcement agencies involved in the chase, and one trooper sustained injuries.  It is unknown [...]

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Jackson, MS – Fatal Collision on Hwy 80

Jackson, MS (September 12, 2020) – Officers from the Jackson Police Department are investigating the cause of a fatal crash. As stated by police, the accident occurred when two vehicles collided with one another head-first at around 7:30 a.m. on Friday, September 11th along Highway 80 close to State Street. One driver was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the vehicle along with the second driver were both transported to a nearby medical facility with injuries that were classified [...]

Warren Co, MS - John Andrew Tapp Killed in Head-On Crash on China Grove Rd

Jackson, MS – Car Crashes into Church on Terry Rd

Jackson, MS (September 8, 2020) – Emergency responders and officials from the Jackson Police Department were dispatched to the scene of a collision late on Monday night, September 7, at around 10 p.m.  According to local sources, a car crashed into the Evangelist Temple Church on Terry Road. At this time, the extent of the resulting injuries has not been reported by local authorities. The cause of the accident has not been disclosed at this time.  Authorities at the scene closed [...]