JPD, JFD and Entergy on scene of truck accident involving power - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

JPD, JFD and Entergy on scene of truck accident involving power pole

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Our crew is on the scene of a truck accident in Jackson.

The crash is near Marion Dunbar Street . The truck hit a power pole and wires came down onto the truck. 

Our crew says JPD, JFD, and Entergy are all on the scene.

Officer Colendula Green tells us that the accident happened at around 8:47 this morning. She says it is an accident with injuries and that the driver had to be extricated from the truck.

Entergy crews did some switching and put grounds in place which removes electricity from the lines, before the driver was removed from the truck.

About 247 people are without power right now. Entergy says it will be back on around 1 pm.

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