Two injured in afternoon car accident on Hwy. 45

By NEMS Daily Journal

SALTILLO – A two-vehicle accident on Highway 45 just south of the Saltillo exit sent two people to the hospital.
According to Saltillo Police, two people were injured in the accident that happened at about 3:15 p.m. Thursday. One person was airlifted to the North Mississippi Medical Center and the other person was transported by ambulance.
Police said the driver of a small car that was headed south on 45 went across the median and collided head-on with a truck that was headed north.
The accident caused traffic to be backed up for more than an hour.
The conditions of the injured people are unknown at this time. The accident is under investigation by the Saltillo Police Department.