3 children, 2 adults killed in Jones County wreck - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

3 children, 2 adults killed in Jones County wreck

JONES CO., MS (WDAM)- A two vehicle accident  on Highway 11 near Moselle claimed five lives just before 3:00 o'clock Sunday afternoon.

Investigators say the two vehicles were traveling south when a white Suburban attempted to pass the second vehicle. The two vehicles sideswiped forcing the Suburban off the road and over a guard rail. The Suburban rolled and came to rest in a creek bed.

Most of the occupants of the Suburban were ejected from the vehicle. Five of the occupants died at the scene. A sixth was airlifted to the hospital with life threatening injuries. The driver of the second vehicle was not harmed.

Highway 11 in Moselle was shut down for more than two and a half hours while emergency personnel worked to clear the scene.

The identities of the victims have not been released.

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