Two-vehicle accident claims lives of two individuals on Highway 49
On May 15, 2020 at 4:18 p.m. State Troopers responded to a two vehicle collision on US-49 Northbound at East Wortham Road in Harrison County, MS.
The collision claimed the lives of two individuals who were pronounced dead at the traffic crash scene.
Troopers preliminary investigations says it appeared that a Honda Accord was traveling north on US-49 when a Toyota Sienna entered the roadway from East Wortham Road. The vehicles collided at the intersection.
A third person was life-flighted from the scene with life threatening injuries.
The northbound lane of US-49 was blocked for a period of time until the investigation was complete.
The identity of the deceased will be released when confirmation of the next of kin is received and completed.
Any further details of the investigations will also be released when the information becomes available.