Victim identified in fatal accident on Interstate 10

Last night at 7:00 p.m., The Mississippi Highway Patrol investigated a fatal crash which occurred on Interstate 10 eastbound near the 49 mile marker in Jackson County, claiming the life of one man.

Upon arrival it appeared a 2017 Dodge Ram, driven by a 33-year-old Michael Clifford Bowie of Pensacola, FL, was traveling west on Interstate 10 when he lost control, overturned, and entered the eastbound lanes. The Dodge crashed into the driver’s side of an eastbound Ford F-150 then the driver’s side of the Dodge crashed into the front of an eastbound 2017 Ford Escape.

The driver of the Dodge was pronounced dead on scene from injuries sustained in the crash. The driver of the Ford Escape was transported to Ocean Springs Hospital with moderate injuries. The driver of the Ford F-150 was not injured in the crash. All drivers were wearing seatbelts.

The crash is still under investigation. We will update with more information as it becomes available.

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