Former Governor Injured in Yazoo Wreck


Photo credit: Rogelio V. Solis – The Associated Press


Haley Barbour is in a Jackson hospital recovering from injuries suffered in a traffic accident in Yazoo County.  The Highway Patrol says the former governor was on a county road near his home Wednesday afternoon when he swerved to avoid a dog and his SUV overturned.  He was airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center.  MHP says Barbour’s injuries were not life threatening and he’s in stable condition.