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Author Greg Iles injured in traffic accident

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. (Scribner)
March 8, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Author Greg Iles has been hospitalized and listed in serious condition after being in a traffic accident in Mississippi.

A spokesperson for the University of Mississippi Medical Center said Iles was admitted on Monday night but did not provide any other details regarding the author's condition.

Local law enforcement said Iles, who lives in Natchez, was injured when his car collided with a pickup truck on U.S. Highway 61.

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

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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