Hattiesburg, MS (July 11, 2022) - One person died following a three-vehicle collision in the Hattiesburg area on Sunday afternoon, July 10. The deadly accident was reported at the intersection of US-98 and Cross Creek Parkway at around 12:30 p.m.
It was initially reported that a 2013 Ford Escape, a 1986 Plymouth, and a 2016 Chevrolet were involved in the crash. Two people from the scene were taken to a local hospital for treatment. One of the victims was later pronounced dead.
The identity of the deceased party has been withheld. No additional information has been provided at this time.
An ongoing crash investigation is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Car Accidents in Mississippi
According to studies, Mississippi citizens are far more likely to be involved in serious traffic accidents and suffer permanent disability. More than 22% of drivers in the state don't always buckle their seatbelts. According to statistics, car accidents are getting more serious every year. The bulk of fatalities and serious injuries in the state are caused by automobile accidents.
When a loved one passes away as a result of someone else's negligence, wrongful death lawsuits are filed with the goal of compensating the surviving family members. The death of the victim does not absolve the offender of blame. Instead, the offender is responsible for compensating the victim's family in the event of a serious injury. You'll require the assistance of a personal injury attorney with experience handling wrongful death cases.
You should speak with a Hattiesburg wrongful death attorney right away if a loved one perishes in an accident that should have never occurred to go over your options for compensation. You should also verify that your lawyer has the required education. The Germany Law Firm PLLC is cognizant of the fact that there is no amount of money that can ever fully make up for the loss of a loved one, but we are also conscious of how rapidly expenses can escalate in the wake of wrongful death.
Call a lawyer at (601) 487-0555 if a family member has just died in a car accident to learn how we may help.
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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.