The crash occurred at approximately 5 p.m. on MS Highway 15 north of Ripley, in Tippah County.
According to witnesses, it appears a car suddenly stopped in the highway, causing a chain reaction of three vehicles, which were following the car, colliding into one another. The MHP unit was one of the vehicles involved in the collision.
The trooper was uninjured an the other two drivers received minor injuries.
Names of MHP troopers or those involved in minor injury crashes are generally not released.