Mendenhall car accident update - - Jackson, MS

Mendenhall car accident update

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MENDENHALL, MS (WLBT) - A two-car accident in Mendenhall claimed the life of a child on Monday, and three others are hospitalized.  

Walter Thompson was driving the Ford F-150, and Emelia Traxler was driving the Honda Accord involved in the afternoon accident.

Both are recovering at separate hospitals.

In addition to the deceased child, a 16-year-old was a passenger in the Accord, and is at University Medical Center with severe injuries.

The two vehicles collided at Highway 49 and 540 in Mendenhall.

Investigators have not determined what lead to the accident and have not disclosed the age of the deceased child.


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