Alabama Woman Killed in Vehicle Crash in George County, Mississippi
GEORGE COUNTY, MS. – According to an online news report posted at wxxv25.com, a woman from Alabama was killed in a vehicle crash that occurred in George County, Mississippi. Three other people were injured in the crash, which was preceded by a vehicle traveling the wrong way on a highway, according to the report.*
The accident took place in the late evening on May 10 on Highway 98 in George County. Authorities and WXXV report that at approximately 9:15 p.m., a vehicle was headed west in the eastbound lane of the highway. The make and model of this vehicle was not reported, and it is not clear why the driver was traveling in the wrong direction.
At some point in the roadway, the wrong-way vehicle collided head-on with an eastbound Honda. The model of the Honda was not reported.
WXXV reports that the driver of the westbound vehicle was killed in the accident. Officials pronounced her dead at the scene and identified her as an 88-year-old woman from Mobile, Alabama. Authorities said she was not wearing a seat belt when the accident happened. It does not appear that anyone else was riding in this vehicle.
WXXV further reports that an unidentified passenger in the front seat of the Honda was seriously injured and airlifted to the University of South Alabama Medical Center. His or her injuries were described as life-threatening.
In addition, according to WXXV, the driver of the Honda and a passenger in the back seat of the Honda, who were also not identified, were injured and taken by ambulance to the University of South Alabama Medical Center. Their injuries were also described as life-threatening.
Accident News is a driver safety and education initiative from Montlick & Associates, designed to help people better understand and thereby avoid common accident causes. To learn more about our injury prevention programs, including iridesafe.com - click here. We hope you are never in an accident, but if you or family member are injured, call Montlick & Associates 24/7 for your free consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333) or use our live chat at Montlick.com.