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Injuries Reported in Three-Vehicle Wreck on U.S. 72

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Multiple agencies responded to a major vehicle wreck involving two pickup trucks and an 18-wheeler just before 4 p.m. Friday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 72 East and the Kimberly-Clark Road in the Corinth city limits. Injuries were reported in the crash,…

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on West Linden

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of West Linden Street and Galyean Road, Corinth Police said. The woman was conscious and talking after being struck by the vehicle, police said. The woman was reportedly a senior…

Truck Jumps Trench in U.S. 45 Wreck

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A woman was transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center after the pickup truck she was driving exited U.S. Highway 45 in Biggersville and jumped a trench before landing on its side, officials said. The woman was conscious after the wreck, said Biggersville Fire &…

Boy, 6, Struck by Vehicle on Salem Road

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A 6-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle as he walked across County Road 400 on Friday around 5:30 p.m., Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Apparently, the boy and another child had walked across County Road 400 (Salem Road) to a residence to see if they could…

Person Airlifted After Motorcycle, SUV Wreck

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A person was airlifted Thursday after a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV on U.S. Highway 72 East in the Corinth city limits. The crash was reported at around noon on the highway in front of Dirt Cheap. Air Evac initially tried…

Woman Taken to Hospital After Vehicle Crashes Into Tree

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A woman was transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth on Wednesday afternoon after her vehicle crashed into a tree. The wreck occurred near the intersection on U.S. Highway 45 and County Road 517 at around 2 p.m. in Alcorn…

Person Airlifted After Monday Wreck on U.S. 45 in Biggersville

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A person was airlifted after a vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 45 South in Biggersville on Monday. Authorities responded to the crash by the 45 Truck Stop at around 11:45 a.m. The Air Evac rescue helicopter landed in the southbound lane of U.S.…

Authorities Respond to U.S. 45 Crash Friday

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Authorities responded to a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 45 in Alcorn County on Friday at around 11:45 a.m., Biggersville Fire & Rescue Chief Jonathan Rider said. A woman was transported to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth with what appeared to be minor injuries. It…

Out-of-Control Car Misses Corinth Church ‘By Grace of God’

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man was transported by ambulance to the hospital Friday morning after his Camaro careened through the front lawn of Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church and came to rest by the parsonage, Corinth Police said. Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church Pastor Charles Martin was inside…

Woman, Child Taken to Hospital After Rollover Crash

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Officials responded to a one-vehicle rollover crash on County Road 515 in Biggersville a short distance off of U.S. Highway 45 at about 7 p.m. Saturday. A man, woman and 4-year-old child were in the vehicle and did not appear to be seriously injured, said Kerry…

Vehicle Crashes on Icy Hill, Two Sent to Hospital

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An SUV hit an icy hill south of Kossuth on Wednesday night before going off an embankment, rolling numerous times and landing upright near a frigid creek. Two men were in the SUV, and both were transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health…

Icy Roads: Vehicle Crashes Into Power Pole Sunday

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Icy conditions contributed to a wreck Sunday morning in the Farmington area in which a vehicle crashed into a power pole, partially snapping it. Two juveniles and an adult received minor injuries but were not transported to the hospital, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office…

Three Sent to Hospital After Crashing Into Light Pole

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Agencies responded to a pair of wrecks Tuesday afternoon in Rienzi. The two wrecks were apparently unrelated but occurred next to each other at about the same time, said John Fair with the Rienzi Fire Department. The wrecks happened on State Highway 356…

Truck Goes Up In Flames After Wreck, Person Leaves Scene

By Josh Mitchell  Corinth Today News Editor A pickup truck crashed and landed on its side before it went up in flames in Corinth early Sunday. The crash happened near a sharp turn on Oakland School Road at the intersection with Cornelius Drive at around 1 a.m. Witnesses reported seeing…

Rollover Crash Sends Female to Hospital

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A female driving an SUV was transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center after a rollover crash in the Glen area on Tuesday, officials said. The wreck occurred just before noon on County Road 400 (Salem Road) near the intersection with County…

Head-On Crash Sends Three to Hospital Sunday

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Three people were transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center with non-life threatening injuries after a head-on collision Sunday in Corinth at about 6:10 p.m., police said. The wreck happened on South Harper Road in front of Crossroads Quick Stop next to the exit for…

Vehicle Wreck Thursday Morning in Glen

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A vehicle crash occurred shortly before 10 a.m. on U.S. Highway 72 East in Glen on Thursday morning. The extent of the injuries was unclear, but a person was put into an ambulance and the airbags deployed. The vehicle came to rest in the grass next…

18-Wheeler Crashes Sunday in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today  An 18-wheeler driver escaped injury when his truck careened down a hill off U.S. Highway 45 in Corinth on Sunday afternoon. The truck was headed north on Highway 45 when the wreck happened at about 1:45 p.m. just south of the Wenesoga Road exit. The truck…

Tractor Driver Airlifted After Crash With SUV

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man was airlifted at about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday after his tractor was involved in a collision with an SUV in the Theo area, according to the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office. The two people in the SUV were not seriously injured in the wreck,…

Man Receives Minor Injuries After U.S. 45 Wreck

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A man was transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth with minor injuries after a wreck on U.S. Highway 45 North on Thursday morning, Biggersville Fire & Rescue Chief Jonathan Rider said. The vehicle left Highway 45 for unknown reasons and went down…

Two Separate Wrecks in 40 Minutes

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Corinth police, fire and ambulance officials responded to two separate wrecks within about a 40-minute time period Monday afternoon. The first crash involved a pickup truck and a motorcycle at about 5 p.m. near the intersection of Tate Street and Harper Road. The second crash occurred…

Man Reportedly Conscious, Talking After Rollover Crash on U.S. 45

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man was transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth after a one-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 45 near Rienzi on Wednesday afternoon. The man was reportedly conscious and talking when he was in the ambulance. The car, which…

Glen Man Charged With DUI After Wreck

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A Glen man was arrested after a vehicle crash in Alcorn County on Tuesday night. Justen Corey Lindsey, 33, County Road 260, was charged with DUI, reckless driving and no insurance, said Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Lindsey was arrested at the scene and taken to…

Female Airlifted After Wreck Near Glen Tuesday

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A female was airlifted after a vehicle wreck that occurred near Glen on Tuesday night at about 7. The pickup truck came to rest on the driver’s side by a telephone pole at the intersection of County Road 325 and 329, which is west of Glen…

Update: Ripley Man Airlifted After Vehicle Crash in Kossuth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today news Editor A man was airlifted to the hospital after a one-vehicle wreck on State Highway 2 in the Kossuth area on Thursday at about 2:30 p.m. The Air Evac Lifeteam helicopter landed on Highway 2 to airlift the driver of the pickup truck, Paul…

Iuka Man Killed in Alcorn County Crash

Staff reports An Iuka man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Alcorn County on Tuesday night. William A. Nash, 67, passed away from injuries he sustained in the crash, which happened at around 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 45 and County Road 512. It appeared Nash…

Walnut Woman, 53, Killed in Corinth Crash

Staff reports A 53-year-old Walnut woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 72 in Corinth on Tuesday night. The driver of the other vehicle received life-threatening injuries, the Corinth Police Department report states. Teresa J. Rennicke died in the head-on crash near the Kimberly Clark Parkway intersection.…

One Dead After Wreck North of Iuka

IUKA – One man was killed in a one-vehicle wreck Friday evening north of Iuka.  Orion Hughey, 25, of Corinth, died after a vehicle he was a passenger in lost control, ran off the road and struck a power pole and a pine tree around 5:30 p.m. on Old Steel…

Emergency Officials Respond to Wreck on U.S. 45 Wednesday

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today There were no major injuries in a wreck on U.S. Highway 45 at the Rienzi crossing on Wednesday afternoon. The wreck involved two vehicles and reportedly a tractor. One of the vehicles was occupied by a mom from Florida and her two small children. The other…

Driver Transported to Hospital After Wreck Near Rienzi Early Wednesday

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A female motorist was transported to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth with apparent minor injuries after a one-vehicle wreck in Alcorn County shortly after midnight Wednesday, officials said. The wreck occurred near a curve on County Road 518 west of Rienzi, and…

Children, Others Escape Injury in Biggersville Wreck

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Everyone involved in a two-vehicle wreck involving an SUV and an 18-wheeler on U.S. Highway 45 South on Tuesday night managed to avoid serious injury, an official said. The wreck occurred by the Highway 45 Truck Stop at around 10:15 p.m. There were…

Woman Dies After Farmington Crash, Coroner Says

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A woman who was in a one-vehicle wreck in Farmington last week passed away Friday, Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones said. Jessica Wilson, 30, passed away at Regional One Health in Memphis, Jones said. Wilson was in a crash on County Road 223 in Farmington early…

Woman Was Under Burning Vehicle After Farmington Crash, Official Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A female was seriously injured in a fiery one-vehicle wreck on County Road 223 in Farmington early Friday, an official said. The driver was underneath the burning car after the wreck, said Farmington Fire Chief Jeremy Childers, who responded to the scene. The…

Motorcycle and Pickup Involved in Crash Tuesday in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Corinth authorities responded to a crash involving a truck and motorcycle on Highway 72 East a few blocks west of the Harper Road intersection on Tuesday at about 5:30 p.m. The back wheel of the motorcycle was underneath the front of the pickup truck. The truck…

Corinth Police Respond to Head-On Crash Wednesday

Corinth Police responded to a head-on collision at the intersection of West Linden Street and Gaylean Road at about 1:15 p.m. Wednesday. There did not appear to be any serious injuries in the crash.

Corinth Woman Seeks Hit-and-Run Driver After Crash Injures Daughter, Man

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth woman hopes the hit-and-run driver who crashed into the back of the vehicle her daughter was in can be located. The hit-and-run crash left two Corinth residents injured and occurred on Highway 72 in the Walnut area near the intersection of…

Motorist Transported to Hospital After Crash Involving Delivery Truck

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Officials on Thursday morning responded to a crash in Corinth involving a car and a delivery truck. There was one person in each vehicle, and the person in the car was transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center with minor injuries, said Deputy Shane Latch.…

Driver Airlifted After Crash on U.S. 45 Near Biggersville Wednesday Night

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The driver of a van was airlifted to Tupelo after a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 45 in the Biggersville area Wednesday night. The van went off the highway and down an embankment on the northbound side before coming to rest in a…

Man Receives Life-Threatening Injuries in Corinth Motorcycle Crash Saturday

Staff reports A Selmer, Tenn. man received life-threatening injuries in a motorcycle crash on Highway 72 East in Corinth near the Kimberly-Clark Parkway on Saturday night. Gary Birchett was the driver of the motorcycle, and he was totally ejected from the bike, the accident report states. He was wearing a…

Man Sent to Hospital After Biggersville Wreck

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A two-vehicle crash in Biggersville on Monday morning sent a man to the hospital. The man’s injuries did not appear to be serious. He was transported to Magnolia Regional Health Center by ambulance. The man who was transported to the hospital was driving a pickup truck.…