Updated: Accident on Highway 16 Today | Semi Blocks Hwy


Tuesday January 25th

7:35 a.m. – Carthage Police responded to a call reporting a two-vehicle accident in front of the MDOT office on Highway 16 West. No injuries were reported.


7:14 p.m. – Leake County Deputies responded to a call reporting an accident involving multiple vehicles on Highway 16 East near Coosa Road in the Edinburg area. No injuries were reported, and MS Highway Patrol was notified of the accident.

9:12 p.m. – Leake County Deputies were notified of a disabled semi truck on Highway 35 South near Tyson blocking part of the highway. MS Highway Patrol was notified, and Leake County Deputies directed traffic until the semi was able to be towed.