A fatal collision involving a police car happened in Greenville on Wednesday night.
The Delta News had reporters on scene of the incident, which happened around 9:30 p.m. on Washington Avenue near the King’s Daughters Hospital facility.
The police report says the patrol car was northbound on Washington and a Ford pickup was eastbound on Starling Street. The vehicles collided in the intersection.
Police say it appears the driver of the pickup was ejected.
The driver, a 70-year-old male, was pronounced dead on the scene.
The female officer was airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, where she was listed in critical, but stable condition.
Original story below
Greenville--The Delta News currently has reporters on scene of a fatal car accident involving 2 vehicles, one of which was a police cruiser. The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. on Washington Avenue near the King’s Daughters Hospital facility. Bystanders tell The Delta News the driver of a truck appeared to be travelling in the wrong direction, colliding with the police vehicle—at this time, witness statements have not been corroborated with police. Our reporters witnessed officials from the County Coroner’s office arrive to the scene of the crash. This is a developing story and ongoing investigation. We will keep you updated here on The Delta News as more information becomes available.