Brookhaven, MS (July 13, 2022) - A woman was airlifted to a hospital after being involved in a traffic accident in the Brookhaven area on Tuesday, July 12. The crash was reported at the corner of MS-583 and Shell Oil Lane at around 2:50 p.m. that afternoon.
It was reported that 75-year-old Patricia Douglass was riding in a golf cart when she entered the highway from the shoulder. Douglass was hit by a 2011 Honda Odyssey driven by 77-year-old David Williamson of Bogue Chitto.
Douglass was taken to King’s Daughters Medical Center before being airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center. No additional information has been provided.
An ongoing crash investigation is underway.
Our thoughts are with Patricia Douglass and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Golf Cart Accidents in Mississippi
For the majority of casual users, golf carts are riskier than they initially appear to be. The findings indicate that roughly 156,040 persons required emergency department care for injuries related to golf carts in a recent study. Both the annual total number and rate of such injuries related to golf vehicle accidents have remained consistent in recent years.
Calling for assistance should be your first move following a car collision. You should dispatch the police and an ambulance to the scene. You should start gathering proof as well. By photographing the crash, you might be able to obtain the crucial evidence you need for later use. The next step is to hire legal counsel to assist you in filing a claim.
If you were hurt in a car accident in Mississippi that was the fault of a careless driver, you might be entitled to compensation. Holding the perpetrator accountable for their actions is crucial. At Germany Law Firm PLLC, we prioritize making sure that clients receive just compensation. In the past, we have assisted Mississippi residents who had been hurt in car accidents in obtaining full compensation. Because rehabilitation is so important to our clients, our company's whole business approach is centered on helping people go back to their regular lives after an injury.
If you have been harmed in a car accident that was someone else's responsibility and want to know how to move on with your life, call a Brookhaven auto accident lawyer at (601) 487-0555.
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Disclaimer: At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we provide the information found in these accident reports as a resource for families who have been in similar situations and to raise awareness about the dangers of driving. We would also like to honor the victims who have been injured or lost their life as a result of a Mississippi accident and hope that the information reported will help prevent future accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.