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Driver and passenger escape injury in car accident

Two students of the American University narrowly escaped serious injury in a car accident yesterday afternoon.  The accident took place on the corner of Blue Waters main road, in front of the Cedar Grove Primary School.

The vehicle was traveling west around the corner in front of the school, when it veered off to the left, through bushes, and ended up slammed into a stationary 40-foot container.

The passenger of the car told us, he was eating when the accident occurred. He recounted, “I saw his glasses slide down his face and he can’t really see when his glasses are not there, and he kind of swerved to the left a little bit, and it hit the side of the road, and when he swerved back right as he pulled hard on the steering wheel, and he lost control.”

The passenger said the driver’s head hit the windshield when the vehicle hit the container.

Meanwhile, Kerry Whyte, the owner of the container said he had plans to retrofit the container for a business but now, that is no longer possible.

Whyte said that he contacted his lawyer, and will be seeking compensation.

After the police took the driver’s statement and cleared the scene, they transported him to the hospital for a medical examination.

Jim Sherwood serves as chief creative, brand strategist, lead developer, meticulous project manager, and station collaborator for all Skyrocket Radio sites and projects.

Jim got his start in radio at WLSM in the small town of Louisville, MS in 1988. Since then he has worked on-air in all day parts and has held nearly every other station position at one time or another. Jim has worked for radio stations in several states and for iHeartMedia (Clear Channel Radio), CBS Radio, Cumulus Broadcasting and a few small locally-owned stations. He even hosted a morning show on an aircraft carrier for two years while in the Navy. Jim has a passion for radio history, music, gadgets and all kinds of geeky web stuff.

After 14 years at Clear Channel Radio, Jim left the industry in 2013 to devote full-time attention to his company, Mediagin Creative, a small freelance creative agency that develops WordPress websites as well as produces commercials for radio and TV. After being asked by the Mississippi Association of Broadcasters to speak to a panel of small market station owners about the need for better websites, it became apparent that an easy to use and low-cost solution was needed to assist smaller markets in competing for online ad dollars. Skyrocket Radio was born.