School Bus and 18-Wheeler Involved Crash Thursday in Attala


Attala Central Fire Department, Attala County Deputies, EMS, and MS Hwy Patrol were dispatched to a three-vehicle crash on Hwy 35 S near the Attala/Leake county line just after 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 8, 2023.

An unloaded school bus, a passenger vehicle, and an 18-wheeler were involved in the crash.  One person was transported by ambulance to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Attala and later airlifted to another hospital.

Mississippi Highway Patrol is in charge of the investigation of the crash.

  1. jon sessums
    jon sessums
    June 8, 2023 at 9:20 AM

    i live in this area, and i have had issues with 18 wheeler’s speeding in excess of 65 mph.

  2. jj
    June 8, 2023 at 12:39 PM

    it’s more then one vehicle involved n**ody said the eighteen wheeler caused it …people just don’t pay attention to what’s going no matter what you driving….don’t be fast to a**ume

  3. jerry edwards
    jerry edwards
    June 8, 2023 at 5:57 PM

    i seen it happen, that was awful. it looked like a bomb went off when chevy suv hit the pepsi truck. prayers for all involved. the pepsi driver did a heck of a job.


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