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Starkville, MS – Injuries Reported in Car Accident on MSU Campus at G1 Lot

Starkville, MS (May 7, 2021) – According to authorities with the Mississippi State University Police Department, a two-car collision with injuries took place on Thursday afternoon, May 6. According to the MSUPD, the vehicles involved collided near the G1 parking lot, located at the Nusz softball area. Emergency responders were summoned to the scene where EMTs went to work assisting the wounded parties. At this time, the precise conditions of the victims have not been confirmed. MSUPD officials are investigating the [...]

Oxford, MS – Police Investigating Injury Car Accident at 1400 University Ave

Oxford, MS (May 7, 2021) – A serious car accident in the Oxford area required assistance from local authorities on Friday afternoon, May 7. The incident was reported around 12:30 p.m. At that time, officers with the Oxford Police Department were dispatched to 1400 University Avenue, near the local Ace Hardware store. Emergency responders were called to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties.  The extent and number of the resulting injuries have not been confirmed at this time. [...]

Oxford, MS – Car Accident Causes Injuries at 229 Old Sardis Rd

Oxford, MS (May 7, 2021) – On Friday afternoon, May 7, a vehicle collision on Old Sardis Road required aid from local authorities.  At least one person at the scene reportedly sustained injuries. Emergency responders were dispatched to the site, located at the Dollar General at 229 Old Sardis Road, around 3:30 p.m. The severity of the ensuing injuries was not disclosed.  The scene was closed while emergency crews cleared related debris. The injured parties were evaluated by first responders and [...]

Oxford, MS – Injuries Reported in Car Crash at Sonic on University Ave

Oxford, MS (May 7, 2021) – A serious car crash in Oxford required assistance from local authorities on Friday evening, May 7.  The accident occurred around 6:15 p.m., and the site of the collision was located at the Sonic restaurant on University Avenue. At this time, the severity and number of resulting injuries have not been disclosed. First responders were dispatched to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. The identities of the crash victims have been withheld.  An [...]

Signs of PTSD After a Mississippi Car Accident and Your Legal Options

Signs of PTSD After a Mississippi Car Accident and Your Legal Options

Not everyone realizes that Mississippi car accidents can not only cause physical injuries but psychological injuries too. Psychological distress may not show up right away after the accident but may take a few weeks to progress until the person feels overwhelmed and unable to cope with daily life. The kind of harm caused by Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), for example, can destroy various aspects of a person’s life like social relationships and work. If your accident was caused by [...]

5.16 Lincoln Co, MS - Kenneth Dupre Killed in Double Accident on I-55

Oxford, MS – N Lamar Blvd Scene of Vehicle Collision with Injuries

Oxford, MS (May 6, 2021) – A crash with injuries was reported in the Oxford area on Wednesday, May 5.  The incident occurred late that night at around 7:10 p.m. According to reports from the Oxford Police Department, the scene was located on N. Lamar Boulevard. First responders were present to provide aid to the involved parties.  Emergency response units cleared the area of related debris. Paramedics treated the injured parties, and ambulances were available to transport victims requiring additional treatment.  An [...]

Hancock Co, MS – Collision at I-10 & MS-607 near Exit 2 Ends in Injuries

Hancock Co, MS (May 6, 2021) – On Wednesday, May 5, emergency responders were called to an injury accident in Hancock County.  At around 10:51 p.m. that evening, the crash occurred on Interstate 10 WB before MS-607, near Exit 2. Multiple lanes on the westbound side of the highway were blocked due to the impact. At least one involved party suffered undisclosed injuries.  The area was closed for several hours while emergency response units were present. The crash victims were evaluated [...]

Jackson Co, MS – Injuries After Auto Accident at MS-57 & I-10

Jackson Co, MS (May 6, 2021) – A serious car crash in Jackson County required assistance from local authorities on Thursday, May 6.  The accident occurred early that morning at around 4:20 a.m. that morning. The site of the collision was located on MS-57 NB before I-10 EB. All northbound lanes on the highway were closed following the collision.  At this time, the severity and number of resulting injuries have not been disclosed. First responders were dispatched to the scene to [...]

5.6 Hattiesburg, MS - UPDATE: Louis Provenza Killed in Plane Crash on Annie Christie Dr

Hattiesburg, MS – UPDATE: Louis Provenza Killed in Plane Crash on Annie Christie Dr

Hattiesburg, MS (May 6, 2021) – The identities of the four people killed in a plane crash in Hattiesburg on Tuesday, May 4, have been released.  Local sources revealed that a Mitsubishi twin-engine plane containing three passengers crashed into a residence on Annie Christie Drive at around 11:20 p.m. that night. The three people on board the plane were killed, along with one person that was in the home at the time of impact. The deceased victims were identified as [...]

Protecting Older Adults from Bone Fractures

Protecting Older Adults from Bone Fractures

The most deadly bone fractures for older adults happen to the hip bone. Men are statistically more likely to die from a break in the hip bone than women. When compared to women, men have a 33% higher chance that they will die from a hip bone break. Women, by contrast, have a  20% chance of death from this bone injury. Other very dangerous bones that can cause death in an older adult if there is a fracture include the [...]