UPDATE: Monroe County highway reopens after accident

By NEMS Daily Journal

A traffic accident caused Highway 278 to be closed at Wren Cemetery Road in Monroe County Monday morning, according to Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Brian Mobley.

The road is now open again.

An empty log truck collided with a car around 11 a.m., according to Mobley.

One person involved in the wreck was airlifted to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Another person was taken by ground to NMMC. No information is available at this time on the injured individuals condition.

The accident is under investigation.

More as it is available.

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