Bailey, MS – Eight Injured in ATV Accident Caused by Hit-and-Run DriverMississippi Legal News
Bailey, MS (August 30, 2019) – A man from Mississippi received felony charges following an ATV accident that took place in Bailey on an unspecified road.
The accident took place at night when an ATV with nine riders on it went into a ditch off the side of the road. Eight of those people were injured and hospitalized. One was so badly that they had to be airlifted to Jackson.
The driver has since been identified as 30-year-old Joseph Covington of Meridian, who was charged with leaving the scene of an accident. He fled the accident after it happened.
Police believe that the accident might have happened due to speed, darkness, and the terrain of the road.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are warmly extended to the injured victims and their families in hopes of fast recoveries.
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