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San Antonio Woman Injured in Lowndes County Rollover

Jonathan Hernandez7 months ago

A San Antonio woman was injured in an accident that happened in Lowndes County.

Details about the Rollover Accident

WTVA News is reporting that a woman from San Antonio suffered moderate injuries after she was involved in a motor vehicle accident on Monday afternoon that happened in Lowndes County.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, 43-year-old Colleen Ruth was driving behind the wheel of a sport utility vehicle heading north along Highway 45 when a van pulled out from an Cal-Koloola Road and into traffic that was traveling north.

Mississippi Highway Patrol State Trooper Greg Bell indicated that Ruth attempted to avoid the vehicle, but hit the van with the front end of her sport utility vehicle. Ruth’s vehicle then rolled over and stopped in the northbound lanes of the highway.

Ruth was transported to the Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle to be treated for her injuries. The 69-year-old female driver of the van was not injured in the accident.

Important Information about Motor Vehicle Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motor vehicle accidents that happen every year in the United States:

  • In 2013, there were a total of 32,675 people who were killed in motor vehicle accidents that happened in the United States.
  • In the last decade, there has been a general reduction in the number of motor vehicle fatalities that happened in the US of about 25 percent.
  • There was an increase of about 25,000 more people injured in traffic accidents in 2014 than there were in 2013.

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