Two injured in head-on crash in Harrison County
First responders were on the scene of a head-on collision on County Farm Road near Robinson Road this afternoon.
The crash happened about 3:30 p.m. involving two trucks. County Farm Road was blocked and traffic was rerouted while victims were tended to.
Harrison County Fire Services responded along with Gulfport Police.
Both drivers had to be cut out of their vehicles.
Harrison County Fire Chief Pat Sullivan said both drivers suffered major injuries and one driver had to be air-lifted to a hospital.
One vehicle caught fire briefly. Chief Sullivan said, “Any time you have personal injury in an accident, it’s a serious accident. Unfortunately, these weren’t minor injuries. These were serious injuries. We had paramedics from the fire department and AMR on scene pretty quickly. The fire station that’s only blocks away was able to get here within minutes and subsequently they were able to put the fire out in the one vehicle that the person was trapped in.”
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