One dead, one seriously injured after car bursts into flames in one-car crash in Vicksburg

Lieutenant Edwards said that multiple people helped pull the women from the car.

One dead, one seriously injured after car bursts into flames in one-car crash in Vicksburg
23-year-old Christina Howard and 20-year-old Marniqua Stamps were in a one-car wreck in Vicksburg Friday night.; Source: Facebook

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - According to Lieutenant Johnnie Edwards with Vicksburg police, one woman has died and another remains in serious condition, following a one-car crash on Fisher Ferry Road Friday night.

Twenty-year-old Marniqua Stamps and 23-year-old Christina Howard were heading southbound on Fisher Ferry Road, when their car went off the road and struck a tree, before bursting into flames.

Both women were taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Lieutenant Edwards said that multiple people helped pull the women from the car.

Stamps died from her injuries Saturday, and Howard remains in serious condition at UMMC.

The wreck remains under investigation and police are expecting to make an arrest.

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