JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM)-An ATV accident in Jones County sent two young boys to area hospitals with serious injuries Saturday.
Fourteen year old Bret Evan was taken to Forrest General Hospital with a serious head injury. His brother, nine year old Logan Evan, was transported to South Central Regional Medical Center with what is believed to be serious non- life threatening injuries.
Witnesses say the boys were riding their four wheeler on a dead end road when a dog ran in front of them. They swerved to avoid hitting the dog and struck a mailbox, causing the four wheeler to flip. Neither were wearing a helmet.
The Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative wants parents and kids to be prepared for school. The initiative's outreach marketing coordinator, Will Harvey, said that's why they are hosting a back to school immunization fair throughout the Pine Belt. "This is the last week of the immunization fair. We started July 10th. It's something that we do each year. It's a give back to the community. We want to make sure the kids have all of their shots when they are getting ready ...More >>