Harrison County traffic accident causes life-threatening injury

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a Monday evening accident on Highway 53 in Harrison County that ended in at least one serious injury.

Authorities say the 2-vehicle accident happened near the intersection of Cable Bridge Road at around 5:48pm.

Highway Patrol officials say a Toyota pick-up truck was rear-ended by a Chevrolet Impala. One driver was unharmed, but the other had to be transported by helicopter to USA Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

Traffic was blocked in one lane of Highway 53 for about an hour as crews worked to clear the scene. Troopers are still investigating the accident.

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