Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves not hurt in 2-vehicle accident in Collins

December 16, 2014 in News

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, right speaks to reporters on the merits of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee's $6 billion spending blueprint for fiscal 2016, which begins July 1, following its release, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, in Jackson, Miss., while House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, listens. The committee is proposing a slightly smaller Mississippi budget for the coming year, despite their expectation that state revenue will increase. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, right speaks to reporters on the merits of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee’s $6 billion spending blueprint for fiscal 2016, which begins July 1, following its release, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, in Jackson, Miss., while House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, listens. The committee is proposing a slightly smaller Mississippi budget for the coming year, despite their expectation that state revenue will increase. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis

COLLINS, Mississippi (AP) — Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and his security officer were not injured Monday in a two-vehicle accident in Collins.

The Highway Patrol says Reeves and his security detail were driving a Patrol F150 pickup truck when it collided with a car about 1:45 p.m. on U.S. Highway 49 in Collins.

The patrol says two people in the car were transported to a local hospital for minor, nonlife threatening injuries.

Collins police are investigating the accident.