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Jaws of Life used to remove 2 people from flipped vehicle in Ocean Springs wreck

Ocean Springs police are investigating a two-vehicle crash that sent two people to USA Medical Center in Mobile with life-threatening injuries.

Ocean Springs police Capt. William Jackson said two vehicles collided at the intersection of Hanshaw Road and U.S. 90 at 12:29 p.m. Tuesday, flipping one of the vehicles. He said the Jaws of Life were needed to extract two people, who were then flown to the Mobile hospital. He said the driver and passenger in the vehicle that rolled were not wearing seat belts.

Jackson said the driver of the other vehicle was wearing a seatbelt and was unharmed.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, he said.

Patrick Ochs: 228-896-2326, @patrickochs