Single-vehicle accident results in 9-year-old being hospitalized


McCOMB — A 9-year-old girl was hospitalized Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident on state Route 186 near state Route 235 in Pleasant Township.

According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, Danny Collins, 42, of McComb, was driving a 2001 Buick Century north on Route 186. Collins lost control of his vehicle driving off the east side of the roadway. His vehicle continued traveling north crossing county Road 97 and overturning.

Collins refused treatment. His passenger, 9-year-old Marlaina Collins, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by McComb EMS. She was treated, then released that same day according to the director of Blanchard Valley Hospital.