Police: Man in critical condition after suffering ‘medical condition’ on I-220

Published: Aug. 3, 2021 at 6:29 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 3, 2021 at 9:17 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - According to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, a vehicle crash that occurred in Madison County on Tuesday has been cleared.

MDOT says the single-vehicle crash happened on I-220 before I-55 South around 6:13 p.m. and was cleared around 7:20 p.m.

According to Ridgeland Police Chief John Neal, officers arrived on the scene and discovered a 42-year-old man trapped in a 2018 Ford F-150 pickup truck.

Chief Neal says the man struck a tree which caused a small vehicle fire. Fortunately, emergency personnel was able to get the man out of the vehicle.

The man told officials he had a medical condition that possibly caused the crash. He is in critical condition, but Chief Neal says he does not believe his injuries were life-threatening.

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