Mississippi Family Vanishes After Car Accident

Mississippi Family Vanishes After Car Accident

Authorities are continuing to search for a Mississippi family who disappeared following a weekend car crash.
Lattery Smith
Lattery Smith
HERMANVILLE, MS--Authorities are continuing to search for a Mississippi family who disappeared following a weekend car crash. 

The family's abandoned SUV was discovered overturned in a ditch in Hermanville, Mississippi Saturday morning, ABC News reported. 

According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Atira Hill, 30, her seven-year-old son Jaidon and husband Laterry Smith, 34, were last seen driving on Friday. 

Mississippi authorities said they received a call just after 7 a.m. Saturday about a vehicle fire. 

Upon their arrival, officials found a tan Dodge SUV smoldering. 

"The car was smoking with nobody around it," Sheriff Harold Jones told ABC News. "The sunroof was broken because [the car] was lying on its top and the left front fender had been damaged." 

Investigators learned the car was registered to the family of three after running the plate. 

Family members were immediately contacted, however authorities have not commented on what relatives revealed. 

Officials have searched a wooded area near where the vehicle was located and checked with local hospitals. 

Jaidon Hill is three feet tall and weighs 44 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. 

Atria Hill is five feet, eight inches tall and 148 pounds. She has brown hair and eyes. 

Laterry Smith is also five feet, eight inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. 

Anyone with information on the family's whereabouts is urged to contact the Copiah County Sheriff's Department at 601-892-2023

*ABC News contributed to this report.

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