Biloxi, MS (May 2, 2022) – On Friday night, April 29, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place at an intersection in Biloxi. He has since been identified by police.
According to Biloxi Police, the accident happened around 10:20 p.m. at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Bellman Street. Police confirmed that a man and his wife were crossing the street at the intersection when they were struck by a vehicle traveling through the area. The driver of the vehicle stopped and remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The make pedestrian, identified as 63-year-old John Mahoney, was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead due to their injuries. It is not known if the wife was injured.
The roadway was blocked following the collision for an extended period of time. It is not known if the driver involved in the accident was charged for their role.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most life-altering accidents that take place in the entire state of Mississippi. Mississippi has actually experienced a rise in pedestrian accidents over recent years compared to many other states. Between the years 2017 and 2018, Mississippi experienced a 42% increase in pedestrian fatalities caused by accidents. This was considered to be the 6th highest increase in the entire U.S. Handfuls of pedestrians lose their lives in these horrific accidents every year. If you have sustained the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you may wonder where you can turn. It is essential that you have the help of an attorney on your side during these times.
Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways both emotionally and financially. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one whose life has been taken unexpectedly, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Nobody ever expects to deal with the stressful aftermath of a fatal accident on their own. If you have lost someone close to you, you should be prepared to speak with a Biloxi wrongful death attorney that you can rely on.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our attorneys are here for you after you have lost someone you love in an accident. We understand how overwhelming a fatal pedestrian accident can be and offer our help and resources when you need them the most. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. These include some of the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident, we will stand by your side as you navigate the Mississippi legal system. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Biloxi at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: We, at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, have worked hard to become valued members of the Northern Mississippi business community. We write these posts to bring awareness to the dangers of driving in hopes that our fellow community members will use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle. The information in this post is not intended to be medical or legal advice. The photographs used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.