State trooper injured in Hwy 49 accident

WIGGINS, MS (WLOX) - WIGGINS, MS (WLOX) - A Mississippi state trooper who was injured Tuesday night was airlifted to Forrest General Hospital with moderate injuries.

Johnny Poulos with the Mississippi Highway Patrol said the trooper went into a median to turn around on a speeding vehicle when the officer lost control of the motorcycle in some gravel. The accident happened just before 6pm at Magnolia Drive in Wiggins.

Poulos said the trooper's injuries were not serious.

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