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Two vehicle accident injures one in Jackson

Fri 11-30-2018

One person was injured in a two vehicle accident last Thursday in Jackson.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, around 6:20pm, Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident with injuries on US 71 at the intersection of North Highway in Jackson. 

Lisa Somphanthabansouk of Jackson was driving a 2009 Kia Sorrento northbound on US 71 and  Souvana Sibou of Jackson was driving a 2001 Ford Expedition southbound on US and was attempting to make a left turn.  Sibou failed to yield right of way and the vehicles collided.

Somphanthabansouk and a male passenger were not injured.  Sibou was transported to the Jackson Medical Center by the Jackson Ambulance with minor injuries.  A passenger in the Sibou vehicle was not injured. 

Both vehicles received heavy damage and were towed from the scene. 

The Jackson Ambulance and Jackson Fire Department assisted at the scene.