Wreck Snarls Traffic

A three vehicle wreck tied up traffic on Highway 39 shortly after
2:30 p.m. Friday. The crash happened near EMEPA.

Meridian police officials at the scene said the driver of a pickup truck involved in the wreck had allegedly fled the scene of another collision just minutes earlier.

That driver was taken into custody.

Three people in a Dodge Intrepis with Indiana plates were taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.