Author Greg Iles injured in traffic accident

In this image released by Scribner, Greg Iles, author of
In this image released by Scribner, Greg Iles, author of "The Devil's Punchbowl, is shown. Mississippi writer Greg Iles is hospitalized in serious condition after being injured in a traffic accident in Natchez. Adams County Sheriff Chuck Mayfield said Iles, who lives in Natchez, was injured when his car collided with a pickup truck in U.S. Highway 61. Patrice Guilfoyle, a spokeswoman for the University of Mississippi Medical Center, said Iles was admitted Monday night. (AP Photo/Scribner, Ben Hillyer) (Ben Hillyer - AP)
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The Associated Press
Tuesday, March 8, 2011; 10:13 AM

JACKSON, Miss. -- Author Greg Iles is hospitalized in serious condition after being injured in a traffic accident in southwestern Mississippi.

Patrice Guilfoyle, a spokeswoman for the University of Mississippi Medical Center, says Iles was admitted Monday night. She said privacy issues prevent her from giving out any other information.

Adams County Sheriff Chuck Mayfield says Iles, who lives in Natchez, was injured when his car collided with a pickup truck in U.S. Highway 61.

Iles has written a number of books including "The Devil's Punchbowl."

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Some information from: The Natchez Democrat,http://www.natchezdemocrat.com



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