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Emergency units respond to afternoon accident on Clay Street

Emergency units responded to a two-vehicle accident on Clay Street near the main entrance of the Vicksburg National Military Park Wednesday afternoon.

The accident, which occurred just before 5 p.m., involved two vehicles, one of which crashed through one of the ornate light poles located in the median.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation by the Vicksburg Police Department.

About Courtland Wells

Courtland Wells is a staff photographer at The Vicksburg Post. He is a native of Tuscaloosa, Ala. and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in Photojournalism. Following graduation, he started at The Vicksburg Post in the fall of 2016. Courtland has won numerous awards through the Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors and the Mississippi Press Association. His work has also been featured in the New York Times and Washington Post as well as other national publications. Courtland is a member of the Vicksburg Young Professionals.

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