Four injured in Jackson County traffic accident

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JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) — According to Florida Highway Patrol, four people are injured after an accident on State Road 71 and County Road 280 in Jackson County Sunday.

Officials said according to witnesses, a Ford Ranger driven by Leon Williams, 73, of Altha, was traveling southbound on State Road 71 and was approaching the intersection of County Road 280, also known as Magnolia Road.

A Toyota Camry, driven by Mildred Biggs, 77, of Marianna, was reportedly traveling eastbound on County Road 280 and stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of State Road 71.

Witnesses said Biggs made a left turn onto State Road 71 in front of the Ranger.

The right front of the Ranger reportedly made contact with the left front of the Camry in the intersection.

The Camry reportedly rotated clockwise and came to rest in the intersection facing southwest.

The Ranger reportedly rotated counterclockwise and came to rest in the intersection facing east.

Officials said the driver and 81-year-old passenger of the Camry were taken to an Alabama hospital with serious and critical injuries, respectively.

The driver and right front passenger, 62, of the Ranger were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.



 
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