Three injured in Alcorn County accident

A Farm Tractor and pick-up collision on US 45, Wednesday at approximately 6 p.m. caused a chain reaction that involved eight vehicles and sent three people to the hospital.
The early evening accident occurred approximately two miles south of Biggersville in the northbound lane of US 45.
Troopers responded to the first call at approximately 6 p.m. in which a 1997 Chevy pickup, driven by Chris Moore, 36, of Marietta, collided into a John Deere Tractor operated by Michael Bugg, 45, of Corinth. Mr. Bugg was transported to NMMC and listed in stable condition.
A few moments later, while Troopers were investigating the accident, a second wreck occurred just south of the wreck site. Janice Bryan, 64, of Jackson, Tenn., was driving a 2006 Cadillac Deville, when she collided into the rear of a 1999 Ford Taurus driven by Lori Null, 46, of Corinth.
Null was transported to Magnolia and listed in stable condition. There was also a third accident between the first accident scene and second accident scene that involved four vehicles.
A 2002 Chevy Trailblazer, driven by Melissa Shinar, 23, of Corinth was also northbound when she collided into a 2004 Chevy Impala driven by Rhonda Mitchell, 33, of Corinth. The impact caused Mrs. Mitchell’s vehicle to strike a 2005 Toyota Camry, driven by Michael Frost, 33, of Decaterville, Tn. Mr. Frost vehicle then collided into a 2006 Ford Focus, driven by Nanetta Settlemiers, 54, of Corinth.
Mrs. Settlemiers was transported to Magnolia in Corinth with minor injuries. All the occupants in the three crashes were wearing their safety belt.
One lane of US 45, northbound, was closed causing traffic congestion for approximately 1 hour until the accident scenes were cleaned up.
Troopers from Alcorn and Prentiss County responded to the accidents.

Miss. Highway Patrol

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