Passing car hits deputy’s stopped patrol car on I-10

A Harrison County deputy was stopped on the shoulder of Interstate 10 on Wednesday morning when a passing vehicle hit the patrol car.

Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Cal Robertson said the incident happened about 9:19 a.m. at the 31 mile marker near the Canal Road exit in Harrison County.

A Nissan travelling west on the shoulder of I-10 collided with the deputy’s car, which was stopped on the shoulder of the interstate.  After the collision, the Nissan caught on fire.

The deputy and the driver of the Nissan suffered non-life threatening injuries, Robertson said.

This crash remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.


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