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Troopers report it happened Southbound on Highway 49 near Piney Woods Road. It happened around 5:30 p.m.

18-wheeler hits Car in Rankin Co., Driver Hospitalized.

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An 18-wheeler hit a car in Rankin County on Saturday evening.The Mississippi Highway Patrol reports the driver of the car was taken to UMC for treatment.

Troopers report it happened Southbound on Highway 49 near Piney Woods Road. It happened around 5:30 p.m.
 
A woman driving a 2010 Toyota Camry was driving in the same direction as the 18-wheeler. The MS State Patrol reports the 18-wheeler came into her lane and hit the right side of her car.
 
Troopers say that forced her off the road.

The driver of the 18-wheeler kept going and was found 8 miles from the scene at the D-Lo truck stop, officials with the MS state patrol said.

The woman in car was transported to UMC, officials said.

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