Five killed in I-10 crash; Four survivors in stable condition

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A six vehicle accident on Interstate 10 Wednesday afternoon cost five people their lives, including a child. It happened about a mile and a half east of Highway 57 in the eastbound lanes.

According to Gautier Police, the six vehicles involved included three full sized pickup trucks, one of which was pulling a horse trailer; a minivan with the now deceased mother and her child; a sedan and an 18-wheeler. A horse inside the trailer also died.

Four of the surviving accident victims were taken to nearby hospitals. One adult and a child are in stable condition at Singing River Hospital in Pascagoula. Another child and adult are in stable condition at Ocean Springs Hospital.

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