2009-10-28 / Front Page

Four injured in roll-over accident

by MCL staff writer

Officers check the scene of accident way out in a cotton patch. Officers check the scene of accident way out in a cotton patch. A roll-over accident was called in at 7:36 a.m. Monday, October 26, to the E911 office. The caller stated that there was an overturned vehicle on SR 273 near the Miller/ Early county line, with injuries.

The Miller and Early County EMS, law enforcement and fire and rescue were dispatched to the scene, since it was not known which county the accident occurred in.

The accident occurred in Miller County, 1/2 mile west of Moulton Road.

When the rescue workers arrived, they found that all four of the occupants were out of the vehicle.

According to the ac- cident report, Stephanie Michelle Mock, 39, of 289 Taylor Lane, Jakin, was driving her 2000 Pontiac Bonneville east on SR 273. She travelled off the north shoulder of the highway. The auto overturned several times, coming to rest on its roof in a cotton field.

The driver's children, Ashton, 15; Bo, 10; and Taylor, 12 were also passengers in the vehicle. The driver and Bo were listed with visible injuries. Ashton and Taylor were listed as complaining with injuries. All four occupants were taken by Miller and Early County ambulances to a Donalsonville hospital.

According to the report, none of the occupants were ejected from the vehicle. None of them were wearing safety equipment, and none of them were extricated from the auto. The air bags were not deployed.

Miller and Early County sheriff's officers assisted with the accident scene. Trooper FC W. R. Landrum of Georgia State Patrol Colquitt was the investigator.

According to the report the contributing factors causing the accident was the driver lost control and inattentive. Citations were issued for failure to maintain lane and w/o seat belts.

The conditions of the victims were not available at press time.

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