Gulfport, MS – Fatal Multi-Vehicle Wreck on Cowan Lorraine RdMississippi Legal News
Gulfport, MS (May 13, 2021) – A pileup crash in the Gulfport area resulted in a fatality on Wednesday, May 12.
Local reports indicated that the deadly accident occurred on Cowan Lorraine Road near the area of Carl Legett Rd and Brentwood Boulevard. The incident was reported at around 1 p.m. that afternoon. Local reports indicated that two involved vehicles sustained significant damage and debris was littered across the roadway.
The identity of the deceased party has been withheld at this time. Emergency responders were on-site to provide aid to the involved parties. The area was closed for several hours while investigators and medical personnel were present.
An ongoing crash investigation is being managed by local officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pileup Collisions in Mississippi
A single crash can often result in a chain-reaction accident involving multiple vehicles. Tens of thousands of Americans are killed annually in vehicle collisions each year, and auto accidents are the leading contributors to death and serious injury across the country. Statistics show that nearly 22% of Mississippi drivers fail to wear seatbelts while traveling in a motor vehicle, greatly increasing the risk of being critically injured in the event of a crash.
Mississippi wrongful death lawsuits are intended to compensate surviving family members when the negligent actions of another party cause the death of a loved one. Just because the victim died, that does not mean that the at-fault party should be off the hook. The defendant must instead pay compensation to the family members of the deceased after a deadly Mississippi car crash. This can only be accomplished by partnering with a law firm with years of experience helping victims pursue wrongful death claims.
Bringing a lawsuit is probably the last thing on your mind after losing a family member, but you do not have to pursue a claim on your own. Germany Law Firm PLLC understands that no amount of compensation will bring back a loved one. Our legal team will fight to make sure that you recover the compensation you deserve after losing a loved one. Call us today at (601) 487-0555 to discuss your case with a Mississippi wrongful death attorney.
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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.