Freezing rain and sleet contribute to accident - - Jackson, MS

Freezing rain and sleet contribute to accident

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SIMPSON COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - Sleet and freezing rain began pelting Simpson County around noon Thursday causing numerous traffic accidents. As our crew traveled south on Highway 49, they saw at least three wrecks. A Jeep flipped several times after crossing a bridge in the Magee area. Motorists rushed to help the young driver who was temporarily trapped inside the overturned vehicle.

Freezing rain and sleet continued off and on in south Mississippi throughout the afternoon.  Driving conditions are expected to remain hazardous, so stay off the roads if you can.

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