Mayor Ford's spokesperson involved in accident

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Shelby County Mayor Joe Ford's spokesperson, Rhonda Turner, was involved in an automobile accident Monday night.

The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. near the intersection of Winchester and Tchulahoma, when the vehicle Turner was traveling collided with a tractor trailer.

The car then struck a railing along the side of the road.

Turner was taken to The MED in fair condition.

After tests and x-rays overnight, she is expected to be fine and may be released sometime Tuesday.

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