Powers Volunteer Fire & Rescue was dispatched at 8:14 p.m. on Sunday to a report of a two vehicle accident with injuries on Brown Drive in the Powers Community.
Photo: Kelsi Chancellor, Junior Firefighter, Powers Volunteer Fire & Rescue
Powers Rescue 1, Powers Heavy Rescue, M&M Medical First Responders and Glade Rescue 1 responded to the scene. Upon arrival, firefighters advised that a Pontiac G6 and a Dodge Ram pickup had collided with the adult male driver of the Pontiac trapped in his vehicle and a female passenger in the pickup injured.
The driver of the pickup was extricated from the destroyed vehicle by Powers firefighters using hydraulic rescue tools and both he and the passenger in the pickup transported by EMServ Ambulance Service to South Central Regional Medical Center for treatment of undisclosed injuries.
The Jones County Sheriff’s Department also responded to the crash scene which closed Brown Drive for over an hour. A third passenger vehicle which was parked in front of a house was involved in the accident as well.
The adult male driver of the pickup and a male child were evaluated at the scene but declined transport to the hospital.
A Nissan Quest van involved in a two vehicle accident Wednesday on I-59 South near mile marker 79 sits of the side of the highway
A two vehicle accident on Interstate 59 South near mile marker 79 on Wednesday afternoon has left one man injured with four others evaluated at the scene by medics for injuries.
Southwest Jones Volunteer Fire & Rescue was dispatched to the accident scene just before 2:30 p.m. and was advised a Nissan Quest van with an adult female driver and two passengers and a Chevrolet pickup with adult male driver and one passenger had collided with the adult male driver of the pickup injured.
EMServ Ambulance Service along with Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Trea Staples responded to the scene along with Southwest Jones Rescue 1 and the victim was loaded into the ambulance for transport.
As emergency services personnel were working the accident scene and before the ambulance had departed the scene, a second accident occurred twenty yards in front of the first crash when a Toyota Camry was hit from behind by a Jeep Commander. Both adult drivers were evaluated at the scene by EMServ medics, but declined transport to the hospital.
Between the two crashes, one victim was transported by EMServ to the hospital and six others evaluated at the scene. Traffic was limited to one lane on the interstate with traffic backed up for nearly two miles. Both lanes were reopened to full traffic flow within thirty minutes of the arrival of emergency services units.
A one vehicle rollover accident at 535 Graves Road on Wednesday has left the adult female driver of a Nissan Maxima injured from both the crash and from fire ant bites.
The call was dispatched to both Calhoun Volunteer Fire & Rescue and Ellisville Fire Department at 8:30 a.m. with Calhoun Rescue 1, Ellisville Engine 2, Ellisville Engine 3 and Ellisville Fire Chief Ronnie McGilberry responding.
The driver apparently lost control of her vehicle which left the roadway and striking a tree before flipping over and landing on its roof. She was able to crawl out a back door and across the roadway but ended up in an ant bed and was found by firefighters laying face down alongside the road. The victim was reported to be concious and alert and able to talk to rescuers.
A unit from EMServ Ambulance Service and Jones County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Brandon Evans responded to the call as well. The victim was transported by EMServ to South Central Regional Medical Center for treatment of undisclosed injuries which were not thought to be life threatening.
Emergency services units were on the scene for over forty-five minutes conducting victim rescue, accident investigation and vehicle recovery operations. Traffic on Graves Road was limited to one lane until the vehicle could be towed from the scene.
A women is in the hospital with serious injuries Sunday after a Saturday night crash. A passerby spotted dim lights off the roadway and stopped to find a Chevy 1500 pickup driven by a 22 year old female driver had left the roadway and crashed leaving the driver trapped in her vehicle. According to firefighters, the vehicle had left the roadway sometime earlier in the evening, crashed and had not been discovered.
Volunteer fire units from M&M and Powers were dispatched at 10:43 p.m. to a report of a one vehicle accident with injuries on Mill Creek Road near Charity Freewill Baptist Church.
The victim was transported by EMServ Ambulance Service to South Central Regional Medical Center for treatment of undisclosed injuries. Fire units were on the scene until 12:28 a.m. on Sunday conducting rescue and assisting with vehicle recovery operations.
Sunday Afternoon Wreck Sends One to Hospital
A one vehicle accident on Saturday on Jordan Drive at approximately 12:58 p.m. left a teenager male passenger in the Ford F150 pickup involved injured and requiring transport to the hospital. Powers Volunteer Rescue 1 and Heavy Rescue responded to the call and reported the vehicle had left the roadway and struck a tree before traversing back into the the roadway. The thirteen year old male passenger was injured and transported by EMServ Ambulance Service to South Central Regional Medical Center for treatment of undisclosed injuries. A unit from the Jones County Sheriff’s Department also responded to the scene. The driver of the vehicle was not injured and the heavily damaged vehicle had to be towed from the scene.