UPDATE: One person died after head-on collision on Highway 19 South

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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler says one person has died after that head-on collision on Highway 19 South. The victim is a woman.


The Mississippi Highway Patrol says five cars were involved in an accident on Highway 19 South.

It happened just before 2 p.m. Friday on Highway 19 South near Sandflat Road just after 19 becomes two lanes.

Sgt. Andy West with MHP says multiple people were injured in the wreck.

First responders tell us two other people were hurt, one is in critical condition.

State troopers are still trying to determine what initially caused the accident.

First responders are diverting traffic from Highway 19 to Sandflat Road while the scene is being cleaned up.