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Two MDOT Workers Injured in a Truck Accident on Highway 45 Alternate

April 06, 2021

CLAY COUNTY, MS - A news story published on reports on a severe Clay County accident that injured two Mississippi Department of Transportation employees.* According to the news story, the Mississippi Highway Patrol released names of Mississippi Department of Transportation workers injured in a serious Clay County accident. 

The Mississippi Highway Patrol reported that an 18-wheeler was towing a mobile home crashed into the back of a Mississippi Department of Transportation truck and a Mississippi Department of Transportation dump truck. The first victim, a 61-year-old man, was flown to a Tupelo hospital from the scene of the accident. The second accident victim, a 48-year-old man, was transported to a West Point hospital.

Both of the victims are Mississippi Department of Transportation employees. The Mississippi State troopers did not release their medical condition.

According to the news report, the big rig's driver, a 56-year-old man from Bainbridge, Georgia, was not hurt in the accident. Traffic was backed up for several miles while emergency crews worked the accident scene on Highway 45 Alternate. The Mississippi Highway Patrol continues to investigate the severe accident.

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