Video: MHP Trooper Involved in Two Car Crash
LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. – (WCBI ) A trooper with MHP was involved in a two car crash in Lowndes County. It happened around 7 pm Tuesday at the corner of Mike Parra Road and Highway 45 North.
According to Sgt. Criss Turnipseed with the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the patrolman was south bound on Highway 45 North. Turnipseed says the Mercury Mountaineer pulled out onto the highway from Mike Parra Rd., in the direct path of the trooper.
The impact sent the patrol unit careening off the road, near the wood line. The trooper escaped without major injuries, but his car caught fire.The ammunition in the trunk did not help the situation.
Meanwhile, the four people in the SUV and the Highway Patrolman were all transported to Baptist Memorial Golden Triangle for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Turnipseed says the Reconstruction team was deployed to the scene to determine exactly what happened.