Hancock Co, MS – Driver Killed, Passenger Injured in Crash on I-10Mississippi Legal News
Hancock Co, MS (November 27, 2020) – A Louisiana man was killed and his passenger injured following a single-vehicle collision in Hancock County on Friday morning, November 27.
The collision occurred on Interstate 10 at mile marker three, near the Stennis Space Center. Emergency responders and local law enforcement officials were dispatched to the site of the accident at around 7:16 a.m. that morning. The driver was reportedly traveling westbound toward Louisiana when his vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a tree in the center median.
The driver suffered fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger was hospitalized for the treatment of moderate injuries. No updates on the accident are currently available.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is currently underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Mississippi
Serious car accidents happen every day across Mississippi. The state has continually had the highest vehicle fatality rate in the country. In fact, Mississippi has ranked number one for deadly car crashes rates in the United States nearly every year since 1999. Hundreds of people are killed in car crashes in the state each year. An estimated 30% of the state’s traffic fatalities are caused by drunk drivers.
In order to recover compensation after a crash, you have to determine that the negligence of another party directly contributed to your injuries. This can be difficult on your own, and many crash victims find themselves overwhelmed by the personal injury process. An experienced Mississippi personal injury lawyer can help you construct a strong case, make sure your legal rights are secured, and ensure that the liable party is held accountable for their role in the accident.
When you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a Mississippi car crash, or in any way by the negligence of another person, it is important to protect your rights. At Germany Law Firm PLLC, we believe in providing top-quality legal representation to all our clients to increase their chances of a successful claim, and we have a proven track record of helping crash victims obtain fair and full compensation to cover their damages after a crash. Contact our offices today at (601) 487-0555 to discuss your case today and see what our team of Mississippi car crash attorneys can 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.