Crash on HWY 16 West in Leake County, Vehicle on Fire


At approximately 4:41 p.m., Carthage Fire Department, Leake County Deputies, Emergency Medical Services, and MS HWY Patrol were all dispatched to a two-vehicle crash on HWY 16 West near the HWY 25 overpass. It has been reported that the vehicles involved are a pickup truck and a box truck. The pickup truck caught on fire due to the crash. We will update with more information as it becomes available.