Hinds County -
Two people are in the hospital after an accident on I-20 Westbound. It happened around 7:30 this evening, before Exit 36 Springridge. The Captain of Clinton Fire Department says a vehicle drove backwards off the road into the trees. Two females in their mid-20’s were in the car. Both were taken by AMR to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The vehicle was totaled. The driver says the accident happened because she was avoiding a deer. Traffic on I-20 Westbound was backed up for over an hour as crews worked to clear the scene.