Former Mississippi Governor airlifted to hospital after crash in Yazoo County

Published 5:32 am Thursday, October 27, 2022

Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour is in stable condition Wednesday night following a car crash.

According to Mississippi Highway Patrol, Barbour was traveling near his home in Yazoo County when he was involved in a single-vehicle accident.

Barbour reportedly swerved his vehicle to avoid striking an animal crossing the road. Barbour reportedly flipped the SUV he was driving.

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The Mississippi Highway Patrol arrived on the scene and Barbour was airlift4ed to a Jackson hospital where he is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

MHP reports that Barbour is stable and alert.