One arrested after car accident puts Vicksburg woman in hospital

Published 5:24 pm Monday, December 12, 2022

Eric Wesley, 18 of Vicksburg, was arrested on Dec. 9 by the Vicksburg Police Department following a motor vehicle accident on Pemberton Square Boulevard that sent a 21-year-old Vicksburg woman to the University of Mississippi Medical Center with serious injuries.

Wesley had a breath alcohol level that was above the legal limit for someone under the age of 21.

He appeared before Judge Angela Carpenter in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Monday charged with aggravated felony driving under the influence. His bond was set at $70,000 and he was bound over to the Warren County Grand Jury.

Email newsletter signup

Sign up for The Vicksburg Post's free newsletters

Check which newsletters you would like to receive
  • Vicksburg News: Sent daily at 5 am
  • Vicksburg Sports: Sent daily at 10 am
  • Vicksburg Living: Sent on 15th of each month