Clinton, MS (December 31, 2021) - A man was seriously injured while pumping gas in the Clinton area on Wednesday night, December 29. The incident occurred near a Kroger at around 6 p.m.
Three young men were reportedly present at the time of the accident. One of the men was pumping gas as another was walking around flicking a lighter. The flame ignited the fumes at the pump.
The injured party was transported to a nearby hospital for the treatment of second and third-degree burns. No additional information on the accident has been revealed at this time.
An ongoing accident investigation is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Burn Injuries in Mississippi
Burn injuries are extremely common. Each year there are more than 3 million reported burn injury cases in the United States. Burns claim the lives of about 265,000 individuals worldwide each year. You may have grounds to seek a claim for damages after suffering a serious burn.
You have the legal right to file a negligence claim if you were injured in a Mississippi accident. The person who caused the collision should be held accountable for his or her actions. All drivers in Mississippi must exercise reasonable caution and adhere to the state's traffic laws. Many drivers in the state, unfortunately, have a bad reputation for behaving badly and endangering themselves and others. Failure to drive safely may be construed as negligence, and the victim may be entitled to damages. You will be compensated for your lost wages as a result of this. A personal injury claim can be a long and confusing process for those unfamiliar with the legal system, but you don't have to go it alone.
Clinton Personal Injury Lawyers
A Clinton personal injury lawyer can help injured victims file a claim for damages to protect their legal rights after an accident. Medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering could all be reimbursed. You should file a personal injury claim as soon as possible if you've been injured in an accident. Due to our extensive experience, Germany Law Firm PLLC can represent clients in nearly all types of personal injury cases in Mississippi. Our lawyers have a track record of fighting for the rights of Mississippi residents.
If you have been injured in an accident as a result of another driver's negligence, call a personal injury attorney in Clinton today at (601) 487-0555 to speak with a lawyer who can assist you in getting back on your feet.
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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.