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How to Respond to Wrong-Way Drivers

How to Respond to Wrong-Way Drivers

If you’ve ever seen a vehicle hurtling down a road in the wrong direction, you’re likely already familiar with the sense of dread and impending danger such a sight portrays. Wrong-way accidents are only responsible for a minority of auto accident fatalities in Mississippi, but this is due to a low incidence rate of wrong-way driving in the first place. When looking proportionally at wrong-way drivers who end up in collisions, statistics show a tremendous increase in fatality rates. Why [...]

Oxford, MS - Car Accident on Old Taylor Rd Ends in Injuries

Oxford, MS – Car Accident on Old Taylor Rd Ends in Injuries

Oxford, MS (October 19, 2020) – A serious car accident in Oxford required assistance from emergency responders on Sunday afternoon, October 18.  Local sources revealed that the crash occurred at around 12:20 p.m. on Old Taylor Road. The details currently available on the accident are limited at this time. At least one person involved in the crash reportedly suffered injuries.  The extent of the resulting injuries has not been made public at this time. The cause of the crash has not [...]

Oxford, MS - Accident with Injuries on Martin St

Oxford, MS – Accident with Injuries on Martin St

Oxford, MS (October 19, 2020) – There were reported injuries following a vehicle collision in a local Oxford neighborhood on Monday morning, October 19.  According to reports from the Oxford Police Department, the crash occurred at around 8:55 a.m. The site of the accident was near a local residence at the 207 block of Martin Street. The cause of the accident has not been reported at this time.  The severity and number of resulting injuries have not been reported at this [...]

Biloxi, MS - Cody Waguespack Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Howard Ave

Biloxi, MS – Cody Waguespack Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Howard Ave

Biloxi, MS (October 19, 2020) – A man was killed following a deadly motorcycle accident in the Biloxi area on Saturday night, October 17.  According to local reports, a motorcycle was traveling down the roadway when it was struck by a sport-utility vehicle. The site of the crash was reportedly located near the intersection of Howard Avenue and Caillavet Street. The rider of the motorcycle sustained fatal injuries in the crash.  The rider was later identified as 29-year-old Cody Waguespack. He [...]

Jackson, MS - Multi-Vehicle Collision at Raymond Rd & Castle Hill Dr

Jackson, MS – Multi-Vehicle Collision at Raymond Rd & Castle Hill Dr

Jackson, MS (October 19, 2020) – On Saturday morning, officials from the Jackson Police Department were dispatched to a multi-vehicle accident.  The crash reportedly occurred near the intersection of Raymond Road and Castle Hill Drive. Three vehicles were reportedly involved in the accident. Emergency responders and law enforcement officials were present to render aid to the involved parties.  The information currently available on the accident is limited at this time. The severity and number of resulting injuries were not reported by [...]

Copiah Co, MS - John Walker Dies Following Accident on Dry Grove Rd

The Dangers of Truck Rollovers

Rollovers are a terrifying prospect with any type of vehicle, yet are especially likely to occur with large trucks. The moment a vehicle flips onto its side or back, the driver loses complete control, and the odds of being ejected from the vehicle skyrocket—this is to say nothing of the crushing risks a truck presents if it rolls onto another car. Familiarizing yourself with the details of rollovers in Mississippi truck accidents is vital to your safety and ability [...]

Oxford, MS - OPD Responds to Injury Accident Near Abner's 

Oxford, MS – OPD Responds to Injury Accident Near Abner’s 

Oxford, MS (October 18, 2020) – A serious car accident took place on the morning of Sunday, October 18th near Abner’s Famous Chicken in the city of Oxford. As stated by police on the scene, the accident happened in the 400 block of South Lamar Boulevard. First responders and local law enforcement officers both responded to the site where they aided those injured during the collision.  As a result of the accident, the area was closed off while vehicle wreckage was removed [...]

Oxford, MS - Accident With Injuries on South Lamar Blvd

Oxford, MS – Accident With Injuries on South Lamar Blvd

Oxford, MS (October 18, 2020) – On Saturday, October 17th, a traffic accident near Texaco gas station in the city of Oxford caused injuries to the people involved.  Emergency response teams, emergency medical professionals, and local law enforcement officers were dispatched to the crash site to aid in vehicle rescue and render medical aid to the injured victims.  The accident took place at about 4:00 p.m. in the 1400 block of South Lamar Boulevard.  The cause of this injury accident has yet [...]

Magee, MS - Overturned Tractor-Trailer Catches Fire on Hwy 49

Magee, MS – Overturned Tractor-Trailer Catches Fire on Hwy 49

Magee, MS (October 18, 2020) – Emergency responders are working to extinguish a tractor-trailer that went on fire after it rolled over and exploded along Highway 49 in Covington County. As reported by the Mississippi Department of Transportation, the accident took place near Mount Olive at about 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 17th when a car pulled out in front of the tractor-trailer, forcing the truck operator to veer into a roadside ditch in order to avoid a fatal collision. The [...]

Oxford, MS - Injury Crash Near Baptist Memorial Hospital

Oxford, MS – Injury Crash Near Baptist Memorial Hospital

Oxford, MS (October 18, 2020) – Emergency responders along with officers from the Oxford Police Department reported to the site of an injury crash that took place in the city of Oxford on Saturday, October 17th at about 10:40 a.m.  Preliminary reports state that the accident took place in the 1100 block of MS North, near Baptist Memorial Hospital. The overall number of victims who suffered injuries and the extent of those injuries has not been reported by officials. The accident scene [...]