Three injured after car collides with tree on I-55 in Copiah Co. - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Three injured after car collides with tree on I-55 in Copiah Co.

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COPIAH COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Sunday afternoon around 3:30 p.m., Mississippi Highway Patrol was called to the scene of a one vehicle crash on I-55 in Copiah County near the Martinsville exit.

According to Corporal Kervin Stewart, a 2012 Honda—carrying three people—was traveling northbound when it left the roadway and collided with a tree.

After colliding with the tree, motorists passing by were able to remove the occupants of the vehicle before it burst into flames.

All three occupants in the vehicle were injured and the life-flight helicopter was requested. 

Only one lane is currently open for northbound traffic.

This is an ongoing crash scene and more information will be released pending notification of family members.

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