November 13, 2023

Blood Drive To Be Held Saturday For 14-Year-Old Survivor Of Deadly Lincoln County Wreck

Morgan Howard

A 14-year-old was the only survivor in a wreck that happened in Lincoln County late Thursday night.

JoAnna Douglas and Karlie Burris

JoAnna Douglas miraculously survived the wreck and was life-flighted to United Medical Center in Jackson.

The wreck happened on Mallalieu Drive. According to the Daily Leader, 18-year-old Karlie Burris was killed in the crash. Joanna Douglas was a passenger in the car.


Her injuries are extensive and severe, but she is in good spirits and is fighting.

According to her family and close friends, JoAnna has a fractured skull, a broken leg, and lacerations to three of her organs.

Mississippi Blood Services is holding a blood drive for her.

If you can donate so that she will receive blood, JoAnna’s code is EL25.

You can donate at any location near you with that code, or you can attend the blood drive held just for Joanna on November 18th.

The blood drive will be from 11:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. at the 583 Nutrition in Bogue Chitto. The address is 2644 Hwy 583, Bogue Chitto, MS 39629.

JoAnna’s mother, Alisha said,

“If anyone would like to donate it would be greatly appreciated and would mean the world to JoJo, me, and my family. We can’t thank everyone enough for everything already. We will be forever grateful.”

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