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Man charged with DUI after driving on wrong side of road and hitting Sheriff’s Deputy

A man has been charged with DUI and other crimes after he hit a Missisippi Sheriff’s Deputy after driving on the wrong side of the road on the evening of the Fourth of July.

From Tupelo Sheriff’s Department:

On July 4, 2020, at 20:55 hours, a Lee County Deputy was on patrol and was traveling on Noah Curtis near Gardner Ave in Shannon.

A vehicle driven by Joshua Phillips was traveling on the wrong side of the road and struck the deputy’s vehicle.

Neither driver was seriously injured.

Joshua Phillips
27 years of age
Shannon MS
DUI / Driving on Wrong Side of Road / No Proof of Insurance/ Possession of Marijuana.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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