Biloxi, MS – One Killed in Accident on Hwy 98 near Hwy 57

Biloxi, MS (October 4, 2023) – An individual lost their life in a two-car collision in Greene County on Monday night, October 2. Responders went to the wreck site at around 11:45 p.m. after receiving reports concerning the incident. 

The Mississippi Highway Patrol and EMS went to the scene after a 2022 Freightliner operated by a 61-year-old Purvis resident was headed east on Highway 98 and collided with a 2014 Chrysler 300. The Chrysler was operated by a 41-year-old identified as Samuel L. Henry of Beaumont. 

Henry was headed north on Mississippi Highway 57 at the time of the accident. Henry was fatally injured in the crash. EMTs pronounced him deceased on-site. 

The Mississippi Highway Patrol continue to investigate the details of the crash. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 

Mississippi Auto Collisions

Greene County, MS - One Killed in Accident on Hwy 98 near Hwy 57

In Mississippi, more truck accidents are reported than in many other states throughout the nation. Around 2% of truck collisions that occur in the US occur in Mississippi. This means that the Magnolia State is among the top 20 states in the nation with the most truck collisions reported per year. In 2017, approximately 110 individuals were killed in truck collisions in the state of Mississippi. These crashes occur in mere moments, usually when vehicle operators are not paying enough attention. 

If you have lost a loved one in a semi-truck crash caused by a negligent driver, talking to an attorney is in your best interest. Your life may be affected in countless ways after losing someone you love. Filing a wrongful death claim can help you cover the costs of funeral care, burial expenses, and more. When you are able to cover the expenses that stem from the passing of your loved one, you may be able to focus better on your emotional well-being and that of your loved ones.

Wrongful death claims involving truck collisions can be extremely complex, which is why working with an attorney can be beneficial. A Greene County wrongful death attorney can help you to financially recover after you have lost someone you love in an accident. We know that this is no time to think about money, however, you may be forced to depending on the circumstances of the situation. 

At Mama Justice, our skilled team of lawyers is here to help you after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal accident. You have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you and your family during these difficult times. We will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a variety of aspects, including the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Funeral and burial costs

Please contact a truck accident attorney at (888) 484-1476 to find out what options are available for you.

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