People Hurt in One Car Wreck In Leake County, Another Wreck on the Trace


CARTHAGE, Miss.–At least two people were hurt in a one-car wreck Friday night just south of Carthage.

The wreck was just before 8 p.m. Friday on Hwy. 488, just south of Carthage.

It was unclear exactly what happened to the car. But, according to police radio traffic, one person was able to get out of the car and another person was trapped.

An ambulance was sent to the scene, as well as volunteer firefighters and the Mississippi Highway Patrol. It was unclear if the injuries were serious.

A Wreck on the Trace

About 9:30 p.m. a wreck was reported on the Natchez Trace Parkway, also a one-car wreck. The crash was near Evans Rd., near the Attala County line.

The caller told dispatchers there was a tree in the roadway on the Trace. It was unclear whether that person’s car hit the tree. It was also clear if there were any injuries.