Mantachie man critically injured in accident

accident_stock_bg_1A Wednesday morning auto accident in Mantachie has sent one man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

According to information provided by the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Christopher B. Davis, 24, of Mantachie was critically injured after losing control of his 2005 Chevrolet Impala while traveling on Highway 363, near the Mantachie town limits. At approximately 9:30 a.m., Davis reportedly left the road and collided into an embankment, then a tree. He was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and had to be cut from his vehicle using the jaws of life.

Davis was airlifted to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, where he remains in critical condition as of Wednesday afternoon.

About Adam Armour

Adam Armour has been writing and taking photographs for "The Itawamba County Times" since 2005. His words and pictures have earned 18 Mississippi Press Association Awards, including several "Best of" category recognitions. He has written and independently published one novel and is currently working on a second.


  • james

    why no mention of possible cell phone involvement?