MHP works two county wrecks
Aug 13, 2013 | 2512 views | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend | print
An 18-wheeler turned over on North U.S. Highway 61 Monday and lost the entire load of branded rice it was hauling.

Dhiminder Sigh of Ontario, Canada, was driving northbound and due to Monday's storm, lost control causing the 18-wheeler to go off of the right side of the road and turn over.

Highway patrol responded at 9:07 p.m.

According to Tony Dunn, public affairs of Highway Patrol Troop D, "He did not have his seatbelt on. He was complaining of side pain but did not go to the hospital."

There were no other injuries and the accident is still under investigation.

Highway Patrol also responded to a one-vehicle accident Saturday at 5:12 p.m. on Miss. Highway 32 in Bolivar County.

According to Dunn, a 2004 Dodge pickup, driven by a Kenneth Mosley, 34, of Gunnison, was traveling west when it collided with a bridge railing. 

Mosley and passenger Rennetta Mosley, 36, also of Gunnison were ejected from the vehicle.

Both were airlifted to a Memphis Hospital with possible life threating injuries. 

On Sunday, Dunn reported that the female passenger had been released.

The male driver is still in The Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn., and was being treated for a broken neck and other head injuries.

The accident is still under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.