Jacob Brown, 18, and Bruce Richard, 52, injured when Brown's vehicle crashed into Richard's tractor in Ocean Springs, MS

Modified Date: 
Thu, 11/27/2014 - 6:53am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

2 injured following tractor crash in Ocean Springs

According to Ocean Springs Police Captain William Jackson, Jacob Brown, 18, of Ocean Springs was headed westbound on Bienville Boulevard at about 55 mph. Traffic Officer Steven Dye says Brown possibly looked down for a second and left the roadway and headed to the right crashing into a tractor. That tractor was driven by Ocean Springs Public Works employee Bruce Richard, 52, of Perkinston, Jackson said. Richard was reportedly ejected from the tractor and went through Brown's windshield. 

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Back in September, Bruce Richard was mowing the grass for the Ocean Springs Public Works Department when he was struck by a car. Richard was released from the hospital last week.

Both parties were transported to Ocean Springs Hospital with injuries. Bruce Richard was last listed in serious condition with a right fractured ankle, head trauma, and a punctured lung. Jacob Brown was treated and released. Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Ocean Springs Police Department at 228-875-2211.

People Involved: 
Jacob Brown
Bruce Richard

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