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Two Killed, Multiple Injured in Single-Vehicle Accident

Jonathan Hernandez7 months ago

A driver and a passenger were killed in an accident that happened on Sunday morning.

Details about the Fatal Accident

ABC 57 News is reporting that two people who were involved in an accident that happened just before 2 a.m. on Sunday morning along Rose Road died due to their injuries sustained in the accident, according to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department.

The driver of the vehicle has been identified as 24-year-old Paul Graham, and one of his passengers, Jostiana Bouskill, both died at Memorial Hospital on Sunday. A third passenger in the vehicle, 17-year-old Jacob Kuskye, remains at memorial Hospital in critical condition at this time. Another passenger in the vehicle, 17-year-old Abri Mejia, did not sustain any life-threatening injuries. Mejia is the only one believed to have been wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

Deputies have stated that Shane Graham and Monica Sanders were also in the SUV, but fled the scene of 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 every year in the United States:

  • In 2014, there were a total of 32,675 people who were killed in motor vehicle accidents in the United States.
  • During the same year, there were 219 fewer fatalities than there were the previous year of people involved in motor vehicle accidents.
  • There was an increase of about 25,000 people who were injured in 2014 than there were people injured in 2013.

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