2 seriously injured in Bonifay accident

177A Wreck Jan 1 2013

Wreck in Bonifay site, 177A, Bonifay Gritney Road

Cecilia Spears
Published: Friday, January 4, 2013 at 11:38 AM.

BONIFAY — Two were seriously injured in an automobile accident that occurred at 9:13 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3 on County Road 177A in Bonifay, according to a report by Florida Highway Patrol.

According to the report Irene Elizabeth Harris, 32, of Bonifay was traveling southbound in a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier on County Road 177 A north of the Bonifay Gritney Road approaching a curve to the left.

Harris then traveled onto the west shoulder of County Road 177 A and continued traveling south.

Harris then traveled into a ditch and collided with an embankment. The vehicle traveled up the embankment and became airborne. Harris landed and came to final rest eastbound on Bonifay Gritney Road.

Harris was transported to Bay Medical Center and her and her 11-year-old passenger was life-flighted to Sacred Heart Hospital, both to be treated for serious injuries.

Seatbelts were not in use and there is further investigation in progress into the cause of the accident.

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