One Killed, One Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Hancock County Car Accident on MS-603 at Shiyou Road
Hancock County Mississippi (June 16, 2020) – A person was killed and another was seriously injured early Sunday morning in a traffic accident in Hancock County, according to a local news source.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the fatal crash happened at around 12:49 a.m. Sunday, June 14, on MS-603 at Shiyou Road.
Authorities said a Jeep was heading northbound on MS-603 when, for unknown reasons, it drifted across the center median and collided with a Chevrolet pickup truck that was heading southbound.
The Jeep driver, a Picayune resident, died at the scene. The name of the victim has not been disclosed pending notification of family.
Another person was airlifted to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
No further details about the crash were immediately available.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.