A 23-year-old Okolona woman was airlifted to Memphis after a two-vehicle accident on Highway 45 Alternate and Egypt Road in Chickasaw County Wednesday.

Alexandria Poutoa was driving in an SUV with a 7-month-old and 3-year-old. The 7-month-old was in a child safety seat. No other drivers were wearing seat belts in the accident. The two children were taken to North Mississippi Medical Center. No information was available on the condition of Poutoa or the children.

The accident took place shortly before 11:30 a.m.

The SUV failed to yield the right of way to a Dodge truck driven by Happy Grice of French Camp, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol. Grice and his passenger, Dale Jones, were both wearing seat belts and did not require to be taken in for medical treatment.

The accident is still under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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