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Ocean Springs, MS - Fatal Head-On Collision on Seaman Rd

How Large Truck And Car Accidents Differ

Auto accidents can vary in severity from a mild fender bender to a horrific fatality. If there’s something that can almost guarantee a car crash being far more devastating though, it’s when one of the vehicles involved is a large truck. The size and mass of 18-wheelers is so much greater than those of passenger vehicles that a simple consideration of the physics of it all will reveal the issues at hand in a crash. Exactly how much worse [...]

Ocean Springs, MS - Fatal Head-On Collision on Seaman Rd

Ocean Springs, MS – Fatal Head-On Collision on Seaman Rd

Ocean Springs, MS (September 15, 2019) – A head-on collision took place on Tuesday, September 10th on Seaman Road. The deadly accident occurred at about 8:40 in the evening. Ronald Young, an 83-year-old resident of Vancleave, lost his life during the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jackson County Deputy Coroner. The medical status of the other people involved in the accident has not yet been released. We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family [...]

Yalobusha Co, MS - 2 Airlifted Following Wreck On Hwy 315

Yalobusha Co, MS – 2 Airlifted Following Wreck On Hwy 315

Yalobusha Co, MS (September 15, 2019) – Officers from the Mississippi Highway Patrol are looking into the cause of a multi-vehicle crash that occurred on Highway 315 on Sunday, September 15th. At about 6:30 in the evening, a two-car collision took place just north of Yalobusha County. The incident ended with two victims necessitating an emergency airlift to a nearby hospital. Both medical conditions were listed as serious.  No updates on the injuries have been given. The cause of the accident is [...]

Lowndes Co, MS - Hwy 45 Crash Between Car & 18-Wheeler Injures 1

Lowndes Co, MS – Hwy 45 Crash Between Car & 18-Wheeler Injures 1

Lowndes Co, MS (September 15, 2019) – Emergency medical technicians were dispatched to a car accident on Highway 45 near the exit for Highway 82 at about 9:00 in the evening on Sunday, September, 15th Initial police reports indicate that a car and a tractor-trailer were both driving northbound when the two somehow collided. Officers from the Mississippi Highway Patrol and Lowndes County District 5 Fire and Rescue both responded to the accident site. Police have confirmed that at least one person [...]

Gulfport, MS - Victim in Fatal Wreck on Hwy 49 Identified

Gulfport, MS – Victim in Fatal Wreck on Hwy 49 Identified

Gulfport, MS (September 15, 2019) –  An officer with the Gulfport Police Department has confirmed that one person has died and six more were transported to local medical facilities after sustaining severe injuries after a car accident at the intersection of US Highway 49 and Madison Street on Tuesday, September 10th. Local authorities responded to the scene of the crash at approximately 6:40 in the evening. Police confirmed that the collision was between a 2016 Hyundai Elantra and a 2015 [...]

Traumatic Brain Injuries In Children

Traumatic Brain Injuries In Children

We all get only one brain to last us our entire lives. Injuries to our brain whether by an outside force like a concussion, or something internal like an aneurysm or stroke can have unpredictable outcomes. Sometimes a person can recover over a period of days, sometimes months; then there are times where someone never fully recovers. For many adults, the signs of a traumatic brain injury are apparent and can be recognized by themselves or by others fairly [...]

Yalobusha Co, MS - 2 Airlifted Following Wreck On Hwy 315

Gulfport, MS – 3 Police Officers Struck at Scene of Accident

Gulfport, MS ( September 14, 2019) – Three officers from the Gulfport Police Department were struck by a vehicle while responding to an accident on Interstate 10 on Wednesday, September 11th. The officers were assisting with a single-vehicle crash in the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 at about 8:40 in the morning. A passing vehicle collided with a parked police motorcycle. The impact sent the motorcycle and road debris flying shrapnel-like towards the officers. Officers Brian Woods, Benjamin Ford, and Joshua Spengler [...]

Lowndes Co, MS - Hwy 45 Crash Between Car & 18-Wheeler Injures 1

Vicksburg, MS – Driver Hospitalized After Collision With Log Truck

Vicksburg, MS (September 14, 2019) – Just three short days after relocating to Vicksburg from The Golden State, Charles Lucas was injured in an accident with a log truck on Friday, September 13th. The incident took place at the intersection of Highway 61 and Culkin Road. According to a local news outlet, Lucas had to be extricated from his vehicle and was transported to a local medical facility. His injuries were classified as non-life threatening. Our thoughts are with the injured victim, Mr. [...]

Traumatic Brain Injuries In Children

Itawamba Co, MS – MDOT Worker Killed in Car Crash

Itawamba Co, MS (September 14, 2019) – A Mississippi Department of Transportation construction manager died in an accident in Itawamba County. A stated in a press release issued by MDOT, the accident that took place on Wednesday, September 11th involved a tractor-trailer and occurred about a mile east of the weigh scale on westbound Interstate 22. The victim has been identified as Jeff Boren, who has been employed with the Tupelo Project Office since January 1992. A statement given by an MDOT [...]

Walnut, MS - Driver Dies & 8 Kids Injured in School Bus Accident

Walnut, MS – Driver Dies & 8 Kids Injured in School Bus Accident

Walnut, MS (September 14, 2019) – A school bus driver is dead and eight children are left with injuries after a school bus rollover accident on Highway 72 in northern Mississippi. A statement from the Mississippi Highway Patrol indicates that the bus driver died during the accident that took place on Tuesday, September 10th. This caused the bus to end up on its side in a ditch. Police stated that Chester Cole, the 63-year-old bus driver, probably underwent a medical emergency [...]