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Nac Mac Feegle

(964 posts)
Sat Jun 23, 2018, 05:16 PM Jun 2018

Mark Sanford primary opponent Katie Arrington in head-on automobile wreck


CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina lawmaker who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid was seriously injured in a vehicle crash on Friday and will require weeks of recovery and more procedures, a spokesman said.

State Rep. Katie Arrington underwent surgery for her injuries and was recovering Saturday at a Charleston-area hospital, Arrington spokesman Michael Mule said.

Arrington and a friend were traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 17 around 9 p.m. Friday when a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction hit their vehicle, according to the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office

The driver of the other vehicle died at the scene, according to Sheriff’s Capt. Roger Antonio. Officials are awaiting autopsy results to determine the cause of death of 69-year-old Helen White of nearby Ravenel, the Charleston County Coroner’s Office said in a statement.


I sincerely hope the other driver had insurance, more than just the minimal liability levels.
I hope Arrington has sufficient Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist insurance.
I hope she has medical insurance for herself, that doesn't have monstrous deductibles and co-pays.
I hope her insurance doesn't put her through the hells of in/out-of-network physicians or facilities, delayed payments and reimbursements, limits on the time spent in hospital or physical therapy, or deny coverage for assistive devices.
That lets her get a second opinion for major procedures or diagnoses.
That doesn't have limits on the types and quantities of medications that are paid for.
That doesn't drop her for reaching a lifetime cap.
That doesn't end up bankrupting her and her family.

You know, the things that Republicans are pushing.

Mark Sanford primary opponent Katie Arrington in head-on automobile wreck (Original Post) Nac Mac Feegle Jun 2018 OP
Sure hope they checked Arrington for alcohol levels beachbum bob Jun 2018 #1
The 69 year old woman was driving in the wrong direction and hit her karynnj Jun 2018 #3
Doesn't exclude an alcohol check... beachbum bob Jun 2018 #7
Instant Karma. gibraltar72 Jun 2018 #2
That's horrible. tavernier Jun 2018 #4
Thoughts and Prayers OnDoutside Jun 2018 #5
so does sanford get the job back? nt msongs Jun 2018 #6


(59,335 posts)
3. The 69 year old woman was driving in the wrong direction and hit her
Sat Jun 23, 2018, 05:53 PM
Jun 2018

She is right wing, but that is not a reason to attack her - on the basis of no information - when it is pretty clear that she has suffered a terrible accident that was not her fault. She was not even the driver.

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