Hinds deputy injured in accident on I-220 - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Hinds deputy injured in accident on I-220

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Hinds County sheriff's deputy responding to a call was injured Thursday when his patrol car collided with another vehicle.

It happened on Interstate 220 at Highway 80.

Officials say the deputy, whose name was not released, was on his way to a call with lights and siren on, but he was having trouble getting through traffic.

The officer rear-ended a vehicle on the highway. He was taken to a local hospital. There was no immediate word on the extent of his injuries.

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