18-wheeler Involved Head-on Collision near McCool

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At approximately 2:05 p.m., Attala Central Fire Dept, McCool Volunteers, EMS, Attala County Deputies, and MS Hwy Patrol were dispatched to a two-vehicle head-on involving an 18-wheeler on Hwy 12 East near McCool.

The 18-wheeler collided with an SUV that was reportedly in the middle of the road.  The 18-wheeler was on fire when first responders arrived.  Firefighters got the fire extinguished quickly.  MDOT was called to assist with clearing the roadway of debris.

One person was transported by ambulance to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  Another was transported by ambulance with critical injuries to be airlifted to Jackson.

6 comments
  1. Sharon
    Sharon
    April 18, 2023 at 4:45 PM

    Praying that everyone survived this terrible accident.

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  2. Juju
    Juju
    April 18, 2023 at 7:16 PM

    Praying for them

    Reply
  3. Paula
    Paula
    April 19, 2023 at 7:15 PM

    Praying for everyone involved.

    Reply
  4. Sandra
    Sandra
    April 19, 2023 at 8:31 PM

    Thank you for your prayers, She has been coherent the entire time. She made it through 7 hours of surgery yesterday, More surgery for tomorrow. We are so grateful for all that God has done for us and continues to do.

    Reply
  5. Zaelin j
    Zaelin j
    April 19, 2023 at 9:24 PM

    The one in the 18 wheeler was my cousin but he is going great. He is recovering. Love you Rodney stay strong king🙏🙏😌🫶🏽

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  6. Hazel
    Hazel
    April 26, 2023 at 8:12 PM

    My prayers to all involved

    Reply

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