One Fatality and Four Injured in Two Vehicle Accident in Rankin County
On Wednesday morning July 6th, 2016, at approximately 6:30 a.m., the Rankin County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a head on collision at the intersection of Adams Road and Holly Bush Road off of MS Highway 25 in Rankin County. Rankin County Deputies along with the Reservoir Fire Department and Afford Ambulance responded to the scene.
Once on scene, responders found that a 1992 Chrysler Passenger Car and a 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer had collided causing heavy damage to both vehicles.
One male driver of Rankin County succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The other driver and passengers of both vehicles all sustained injuries and all were transported to UMC by Pafford Ambulance. Two of victims injured in the accident were a 6 yoa child and a 22 month old child. Rankin County Coroner David Ruth responded to the scene and recovered the deceased driver. The identity of the deceased male will be released once his family has been notified.
The accident is currently under investigation by the Rankin County Sheriff’s.
This is the second fatal accident in three days that the sheriff’s office has worked.
Kingfish note: Deceased has been identified as Bradley Keith Little of Pearl.