18-wheeler and Camaro collide in Copiah County - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

18-wheeler and Camaro collide in Copiah County

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Just after 3:00 p.m., the Mississippi Highway Patrol was on the scene of a two-vehicle crash on MS 28 in Copiah County near Smyrna Road.  

According to MHP Cpl. Kervin Stewart with, an eastbound Chevrolet Camaro was attempting to pass other slower moving vehicles that were also traveling eastbound when an 18-wheeler that was also traveling eastbound attempted to pass the slower moving traffic and sideswiped the Camaro as it was passing which forced the Camaro to leave the roadway and hit a ditch.  

The driver of the 18-wheeler was not aware that he had been involved in a crash and was stopped a short distance later by witnesses.  

The driver and the passenger were taken to Copiah County Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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