Gulfport, MS – 2 Injured in 3 Car Pile-Up on Hwy 49Mississippi Legal News
Gulfport, MS (August 31, 2019) – On the morning of Wednesday, August 28th, a power pole was damaged when it was struck by one of the vehicles involved in a three-car collision on Highway 49.
Shortly before 10:00 in the morning, officers from the Mississippi Highway Patrol arrived on the scene of the accident and discovered that a car attempting to turn off of Jim Banks Road had collided with a car that was headed northbound on Highway 49. A third vehicle that was in close proximity to the first two got caught up in the accident as well.
As a result of the impact, all three cars went off the road. One of them crashed into a power utility pole causing it to break.
Mississippi Power arrived quickly to the crash site along with at least one tow truck.
Two injuries have been confirmed so far. The accident is still under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Highway Accidents in Gulfport
The majority of people who get behind the wheel of a car understand that driving comes with certain inherent dangers. The most dreaded of those dangers is the high probability of being involved in a car accident. Sadly, more often than not, drivers do not fully grasp just how much they run the risk of losing should an accident really happen.
Contingent upon the severity of the accident and the severity of any injuries, a car accident victim could find themselves unfairly stuck paying thousands of dollars in doctor’s bills, repairs, property damage, lost wages, and other bills that have accrued through absolutely no fault of their own. With the past due notices piling up and the household income being slashed in half, it does not take long for victims of Mississippi car accident victims to discover that they are in a very precarious situation.
It is essential to have an experienced personal injury attorney in your corner representing you. If you or someone you know has been injured in a car crash, reach out to the legal team at Germany Law Firm, PLLC today. We have the background and the legal savvy you need to help ensure that you do not experience financial ruin due to another person’s negligence. For a free consultation with one of our car accident attorneys, give us a call at (601) 487-0555 and see what we are able to do for you.
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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.