Mississippi woman injured after she was ejected from ATV during nighttime ride

Published 1:27 pm Sunday, July 4, 2021

A Mississippi woman was injured late Saturday when she was thrown from an overturned all-terrain vehicle in which she was a passenger.

The woman, who was not identified, was taken to Merit Health River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and later transferred to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi, reportedly with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the ATV was not injured.

According to Warren County Sheriff’s Office reports, the wreck occurred just before 10 p.m. Saturday when the ATV overturned near the intersection of Shell Beach Road and Eagle Lake Road in the Eagle Lake community.

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Sheriff’s deputies arriving on the scene found the overturned “side-by-side” vehicle off the roadway.

The wreck is under investigation by the sheriff’s office and no other vehicles were believed to have been be involved.