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Oxford, MS - Collision on Jackson Ave W Results in Injuries

Oxford, MS – Collision on Jackson Ave W Results in Injuries

Oxford, MS (September 21, 2021) – On Tuesday, September 21, local police were dispatched to Oxford to help with a traffic incident. The incident happened on Jackson Avenue W, according to eyewitness testimony. At 12:30 p.m., local police were notified of the accident. Many roads were closed as first responders arrived on the site. According to emergency personnel on the scene, at least one person was hurt. Medical staff treated the injured persons on the scene. The number of persons present [...]

Forrest Co, MS - I-59 & Evelyn Gandy Pkwy Scene of Crash with Injuries

Forrest Co, MS – I-59 & Evelyn Gandy Pkwy Scene of Crash with Injuries

Forrest Co, MS (September 21, 2021) – On Tuesday, September 21, at least one person was injured in a vehicle collision in Forrest County, according to local officials. The event happened at 12:30 p.m., according to early accounts. Witnesses said the crash happened between Exit 69 on Interstate 59 SB and Evelyn Gandy Parkway. All southbound lanes were briefly closed until local officials arrived. Those who had been injured in the collision were treated by paramedics. On the site, there were [...]

How to Prove Texting While Driving

How to Prove Texting While Driving Caused an Accident

Despite changing laws, texting while driving continues to cause major Mississippi car accidents each year. Being on the other end of one of these accidents is terrifying. You might be wondering what your legal options are if the driver who hit you was texting. Since distracted driving is considered a form of negligence, you might be able to sue for compensation. Feel free to ask a Jackson multi-vehicle accident attorney about how to file an accident claim. Why is Texting [...]

Oxford, MS - Injuries Following Collision on University Ave

Oxford, MS – Injuries Following Collision on University Ave

Oxford, MS (September 20, 2021) – An automotive accident happened in Oxford on Monday, September 20th, resulting in confirmed injuries. Around 11:40 a.m. that morning, the event was reported to local authorities. The event occurred on University Avenue, according to local media. Due to the presence of law enforcement officers, many lanes were closed. Ambulances were dispatched to assist the injured. As a result of the collision, at least one person was injured. Those who need more medical attention were sent [...]

Oxford, MS - Auto Accident on Anchorage Rd Results in Injuries

Oxford, MS – Auto Accident on Anchorage Rd Results in Injuries

Oxford, MS (September 20, 2021) – Local police were summoned to Oxford on Monday, September 20 to assist with a traffic collision. The crash was reported to local police at 12 p.m. According to eyewitness accounts, the event occurred on Anchorage Road. At least one person was injured, according to emergency responders on the site. As first responders arrived on the scene, many roads were shut down. The injured people were treated on the spot by medical personnel. Early reports did [...]

Union Co, MS - Paramedics Sent to Injury Crash at I-22 & MS-178

Union Co, MS – Paramedics Sent to Injury Crash at I-22 & MS-178

Union Co, MS (September 20, 2021) – According to local officials, at least one person was hurt in an automobile accident in Union County on Monday, September 20. According to witnesses, the accident occurred at the intersection of Interstate 22 EB and MS-178. According to early reports, the incident occurred around 2:52 p.m. When local officials arrived, all eastbound lanes were temporarily shut, and paramedics treated those who had been hurt in the accident. There were confirmed injuries on the scene. [...]

Hattiesburg, MS - Fatal Two-Car Crash at US-49 & McCoy Road

Hattiesburg, MS – Fatal Two-Car Crash at US-49 & McCoy Road

Hattiesburg, MS (September 20, 2021) – Early on Friday, September 17, someone was killed in the aftermath of a two-vehicle accident in Hattiesburg.  According to initial reports, the incident occurred at the crossing of US-49 and McCoy Road. Local authorities were notified of the deadly crash at around 10:45 a.m. that morning. Two vehicles collided on the northbound side of the highway.  Two people involved in the crash were reportedly taken to a local hospital for treatment. One of the victims [...]

How Much Are Mississippi Wrongful Death Claims Worth

How Much Are Mississippi Wrongful Death Claims Worth?

Similar to personal injury suits in Mississippi, it is very hard to give an average amount of money that victims filing a Mississippi wrongful death claim will receive. It all comes down to what the accident was, how it happened, why it happened, and all of the supporting details. Wrongful deaths can take place for many reasons. Fatal slip and fall accidents, car accidents, grave product defects, or life-ending medical malpractice are just some of the situations that can lead [...]

Oxford, MS - Victims Transported From Accident Scene on Jackson Ave W

Oxford, MS – Victims Transported From Accident Scene on Jackson Ave W

Oxford, MS (September 19, 2021) – Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a car accident on Sunday, September 19th. It took place in the 1800 block of Jackson Avenue West in front of the Starbucks in Oxford. The immediate area was closed off as local police and first responders worked to aid victims and clear the scene. No information has been released on how the crash occurred or the condition of anyone involved. Our thoughts are with the injured victim [...]

Lafayette Co, MS - Molly Barr Rd Site of Injury Accident

Lafayette Co, MS – Molly Barr Rd Site of Injury Accident

Lafayette Co, MS (September 19, 2021) – An auto accident that took place on Sunday, September 19th left victims with injuries in Lafayette County. Officials responded to the scene at about 3:40 p.m. along Molly Barr Road.  Emergency medical personnel were called to the site to render any necessary medical treatment to the injured victims. Officials are not releasing any details regarding the extent of their injuries. Even though very few details have been published, officials confirmed that emergency responders were called [...]