Woman injured in scooter crash

From Local Sources

JASPER — A Lawrence County woman suffered injury in a Friday afternoon scooter crash on the southeast side of Jasper.

Melony Fowler, 41, Bedford, was operating a 2015 Yamaha scooter northbound on Meridian Road when the 5 p.m. accident occurred near Miller Lane, according to the Jasper Police Department.

Police said Fowler ran off the roadway and struck a mailbox. Fowler lost control of the Yamaha and wrecked on the roadway.

Fowler was not wearing a helmet and suffered head cuts, according to police.

An ambulance transported Fowler to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center for treatment. A hospital spokeswoman said Fowler was later transferred to another facility.
Damage to the Yamaha was estimated at $150.

The Jasper Volunteer Fire Department and Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services assisted.

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