Rankin County, MS (WLBT) - A Hernando man was airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center Thursday after an accident at Highway 49 and Star Road.
Sgt. James Walker of the Mississippi Highway Patrol tells WLBT News that Jacob Woods was momentarily distracted when his black four wheel drive truck slammed into the rear end of the Ford Escort driven by Jimmy Cary of Hernando.
Cary had stopped at a traffic light at that intersection. Woods estimated that he was going about 60 miles an hour when he hit Cary. Cary was transported by Air Care.
Cary's injuries are unknown.
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