Car fire alarms residents in Jackson neighborhood - - Jackson, MS

Car fire alarms residents in Jackson neighborhood

Source: WLBT Source: WLBT
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Residents of a Jackson neighborhood were alarmed early Sunday morning when they saw a vehicle on fire and a woman laying in the street.

A resident on the scene told our crew that his wife heard a loud boom and he went outside to see a car on fire and an unidentified woman laying in the middle of the road. 

The car ended up going down an embankment. 

The incident occurred just before 3 a.m. on Camero Drive and El Paso Street in Jackson, just off Hanging Moss.

Sources say Jackson Police put the woman in the back of a patrol car and took her away from the scene.

It is unknown at this time what caused the fire or the circumstances surrounding the car fire.

The Jackson Fire Department was able to extinguish the flames.

We will update this story as more information becomes available. 

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