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Hermanville, MS - Lakenya Shorter Dies in Crash with Log Truck on MS-18

Hermanville, MS – Lakenya Shorter Dies in Crash with Log Truck on MS-18

Hermanville, MS (May 19, 2022) – A local resident was killed after being involved in a two-vehicle collision in Hermanville on Wednesday afternoon, May 18. The crash was reported on MS-18 at around 12:20 p.m.  It was reported that 28-year-old Lakenya Shorter was headed southbound in a 2010 gold Nissan Altima on Valley of the Moon Road. The driver reportedly collided with an oncoming 2022 Windstar log truck operated by 61-year-old Jackie Magee from Brookhaven.  Shorter suffered fatal injuries and was [...]

Oxford, MS - At Least One Injured After Crash on University Ave

Oxford, MS – At Least One Injured After Crash on University Ave

Oxford, MS (May 19, 2022) – On Thursday afternoon, May 19, emergency workers were sent to a major vehicle accident in Oxford. According to a local source, EMS units arrived at the site at 1:10 p.m. On University Avenue, several lanes were closed while law enforcement officials investigated. At least one person was injured in the crash. At this point, the extent of their injuries is unclear. Local officials are investigating the cause of the accident. Our thoughts are with the injured [...]

Oxford, MS - Injuries Reported in Auto Accident on US-278

Oxford, MS – Injuries Reported in Auto Accident on US-278

Oxford, MS (May 19, 2022) – On Wednesday afternoon, May 18, a car collision near Oxford shut down numerous highways. An accident happened on US-278 WB at 2:45 p.m. According to preliminary accounts, the crash wounded at least one person on the site. At this moment, the number of people injured has not been revealed. Lane restrictions were reportedly initiated by emergency personnel on the spot. For treatment, the wounded were transported to a nearby hospital. The cause of the collision [...]

Oxford, MS - Victims Injured After Collision on Jackson Ave

Oxford, MS – Victims Injured After Collision on Jackson Ave

Oxford, MS (May 19, 2022) – An vehicle collision in Oxford on Wednesday night, May 18, injured at least one person. Around 5:50 p.m., an accident occurred on Jackson Avenue W. Several roads were blocked as a result of the event. Emergency responders were sent to aid the wounded, and EMS trucks were stationed nearby to take anybody in need of further medical attention to a local hospital. At this time, no more information has been disclosed. Local law enforcement is [...]

What Types of Damages Are Available in a Mississippi Wrongful Death Claim?

What Types of Damages Are Available in a Mississippi Wrongful Death Claim?

Going through the loss of a loved one as the result of a major accident can bring up so many mixed emotions. In some cases, legal action can be taken to help cover the damages caused by an unexpected loss. Damages range from funeral expenses to medical bills. You do not have to go through this tedious process alone. Feel free to talk about your situation with a Jackson wrongful death attorney to explore what steps to take. Types of [...]

Ripley, MS - One Hospitalized in Pileup Crash on MS-15

Ripley, MS – One Hospitalized in Pileup Crash on MS-15

Ripley, MS (May 18, 2022) – A three-vehicle collision in the Ripley area on Tuesday, May 17, left one person injured. The accident took place on MS-15 at around 10:57 p.m.  Local reports revealed that three vehicles were involved in the crash. Emergency responders were sent to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. All lanes were closed while paramedics were on-site. One person was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. No updates [...]

Oxford, MS - MS-334 Reported Site of Car Accident with Injuries

Oxford, MS – MS-334 Reported Site of Car Accident with Injuries

Oxford, MS (May 18, 2022) – According to local police, at least one person was injured in a significant automobile collision in Oxford on Tuesday morning, May 17. According to initial accounts, the incident happened at 8:50 a.m. on MS-334. Emergency personnel was summoned to the location to assist the victims. There were rescue trucks on hand to transport the injured to local hospitals. Many road restrictions were recorded as medical personnel was on-site. Law enforcement officials are investigating the cause [...]

Oxford, MS - Auto Accident with Injuries on Garden Terrace Dr

Oxford, MS – Auto Accident with Injuries on Garden Terrace Dr

Oxford, MS (May 18, 2022) – An automobile collision in Oxford on Tuesday afternoon, May 17, wounded at least one person. At around1:35 p.m. the crash happened on Garden Terrace Drive. Two cars apparently collided at the location, and the accident caused many traffic disruptions. While emergency services were on the site, the area was closed to outside traffic. The actual number of casualties, as well as the severity of their injuries, are yet unknown. The cause of the crash is [...]

Oxford, MS - Injury-Causing Car Accident Reported on MS-7

Oxford, MS – Injury-Causing Car Accident Reported on MS-7

Oxford, MS (May 18, 2022) – Medical professionals were sent to a vehicle collision in Oxford on Tuesday night, May 17. The collision happened around 9:45 p.m. on MS-7 NB, according to reports. Paramedics responded to the accident scene and gave essential medical assistance to the victims. Many roadways were momentarily closed as law enforcement officers reacted to the scene. The facts behind the accident are yet unclear. There has been no more information released. The cause of the crash is [...]

Can My Driving Record Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Can My Driving Record Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Not everyone realizes that a bad driving record might hurt their chances of being compensated for a car accident. Some auto insurance companies try to find any excuse to delay or deny car accident compensation. Driving records may also be used as excuses to offer you less compensation than you need. If you have any concerns, talk to a Jackson auto accident attorney about your car accident. What Can Hurt a Driving Record? Knowing what can hurt a driving record can [...]