Jackson, MS – Semi Crashes Into Home Injuring OfficerMississippi Legal News
Jackson, MS (September 2, 2019) – Police have arrested a man from Brandon after he crashed his semi-truck on Raymond Road in Jackson, which caught a home on fire.
The incident started on Friday night, August 31, around 11:30 p.m. Deputies responded to Raymond Road where they found a semi-truck that was traveling at a high rate of speed. The driver rolled through a red light and missed another motorist, refusing to stop when deputies started a chase.
The suspected driver, a 37-year-old man, then took a sudden sharp turn into a yard, causing his truck to crash into a home. The truck caught on fire, which spread to the residence.
Police say that a deputy and possibly other parties were injured, but they are not sure if this took place due to a car crash or pedestrian accident. All parties are expected to recover.
At this time, the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are sincerely extended to the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery at this time.
Truck Accidents in Mississippi
Mississippi truck accidents do not tend to happen as commonly as other crashes but, when they do, they lead to a lot of harm. This is due to the fact that these vehicles are some of the largest on our roads and are capable of causing some of the most catastrophic damages, which take place in the blink of an eye. Thousands of individuals are hospitalized every year due to these accidents and, as such, you might have questions about how to move forward after your accident. Please contact a truck accident attorney during your time of need.
At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, our accident attorneys understand that nothing compares to being suddenly injured in an accident that you believe could have been prevented. These accidents could impact you on physical, emotional, and financial levels, which is why it is imperative to have an attorney on your side who understands what you are going through. Please contact us for more information today at (601) 487-0555.
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