Horse killed, one person in critical condition after vehicle collides with animal on Mississippi interstate

Published 7:03 am Monday, March 15, 2021

One person is in critical condition and a horse is dead after a car collided with the animal on a Mississippi interstate Sunday.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol reports to WAPT in Jackson that the crash happened on I-20 east of Flowers.

The driver of the vehicle, Wayne Wright, and a passenger, identified as Lynette Wright, were both injured in the collision and were transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

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Lynette Wright was said to be in critical condition. Wayne Wright was reported to be facing non-life-threatening injuries.

Why the horse was on the interstate highway and how the collision happened is under investigation