Forrest County, MS – Injury Collision with 18-Wheeler on I-59 S near Milepost 71

Forrest County, MS (December 16, 2023) – A crash happened on Wednesday night in Forrest County that ended in injuries and traffic delays. Responders say the collision occurred at approximately 6:00 p.m. near milepost 71 on Interstate 59. Multiple vehicles were involved in the crash, including an 18-wheeler that was hauling car parts. At least one person suffered injuries in the collision, and one of the vehicles, along with the 18-wheeler, suffered major damages in the accident. The Mississippi Highway Patrol and  AAA Ambulance Service responded to the scene. 

We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. Police in Forrest County continue to investigate.

Mississippi Truck Accidents

More and more truck drivers are out on the roadways in Mississippi and throughout the United States. Large commercial trucks are some of the largest vehicles around, which means that they can also cause some of the most devastating damage when they become involved in traffic accidents. We trust truck drivers to be some of the safest drivers out on American roadways; however, this is not always the case. Truck drivers are often guilty of driving while over-tired, intoxicated, and distracted, as they travel long, grueling hours in an effort to meet deadlines. Some of the following acts are often committed by truck drivers in the US today:

Forrest County, MS - Major Collision with 18-Wheeler on I-59 S near Milepost 71
  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk driving
  • Speeding

Yearly in the United States, more than 110,000 individuals are usually injured in serious truck crashes. If you have been injured in a truck collision that was caused by another person, you should be able to work with a lawyer who can help you recover.

The aftermath of a truck crash can be a terrifying thing to face by yourself. If you have been injured in a crash like this, you should talk to a skilled Forrest County truck accident lawyer who considers your best interests. A lawyer can help you with many different aspects of these complex claims. In addition to this, they can help answer all the questions you might have concerning your case. This is why you should seek help from a skilled personal injury attorney.

Our lawyers at Mama Justice are here to help you recover after you have been injured in a truck crash caused by another person. We fully understand how hard it can be to recover from a situation of this magnitude, which is why we can provide you with valuable resources that can help you recover. Our lawyers can help you work toward the compensation and justice you need and deserve at this time. Please call a truck crash lawyer at (888) 484-1476 for more information on your options moving forward. 

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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. 


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