Car vs. Tree on Hwy 16


2:00 a.m. – Leake County Deputies responded to a call about a one-vehicle accident on Star Road. The vehicle was reported to have struck a tree. No injuries were reported.

10:04 a.m. – Leake County Deputies were dispatched to a one-vehicle wreck on Highway 16 West near Yellow Creek.

10:44 a.m. – Carthage Police received a call about a disturbance at a residence on Old Canton Road.

11:22 a.m. – Leake County Deputies were contacted about property stolen from a residence on Wiggins Loop Road.

3:33 p.m. – Leake County Deputies received a call about a tree down on Highway 429 blocking one lane of traffic.

5:32 p.m. – Leake County Deputies and Emergency Medical Services responded to an accident on Laurel Hill Road. It was reported that one vehicle struck another, causing the accident. The vehicle that was struck left the road and rolled. The vehicle that was said to have caused the accident left the scene. No major injuries were reported.

5:56 p.m. – Carthage Fire Department, Edinburg Volunteers, Leake County Deputies, and Emergency Medical Services were called to a 4-car pile-up on Highway 16 near Pearl Hill. Some were injured and were transported to the hospital.