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Two vehicle collision occurs on Highway 11

A collision involving a sedan and a truck carrying a shipping container on its trailer occurred Wednesday at approximately 2 p.m. at the intersection of McNeill Steephollow Road and Highway 11. No fatalities were reported.

Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop K Public Information Officer Calvin Robertson said the sedan was traveling southbound on Highway 11 before attempting to take a left onto McNeill Steephollow Road when the collision occurred.

As the sedan attempted the turn, the truck carrying the shipping container was traveling northbound on Highway 11 and simultaneously attempted a right turn onto McNeill Steephollow Road.

The two vehicles collided and the sedan was crushed in between the shipping container and telephone pole.

There were no passengers in either vehicle.

The driver of the sedan was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The truck driver reported no serious injuries, Robertson said.