Gulfport, MS (May 16, 2023) – Police in Gulfport responded to a fatal crash on Tuesday, May 16. The accident occurred at around 2:26 p.m., sources said.
The accident took place on 28th Street near 44th Street and 46th Avenue. Information from authorities reveals it was a single-vehicle collision where the car rolled over with two people inside.
The driver was reported deceased on-site. The single passenger was transported to a local hospital with injuries. No one involved has been identified at this time.
Emergency responders remained at the scene for an extended period of time, causing significant delays in the area.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the deceased victim’s family at this time. We hope for the complete recovery of the person with injuries.
Mississippi Car Accidents
Hundreds of individuals lose their lives due to fatal auto collisions in Mississippi per year. In 2017, approximately 685 people lost their lives in deadly car wrecks across the nation. These crashes happen in multiple ways, but rollovers are known for being some of the most devastating.
In one recent year, more than 2% of car accidents were rollover accidents. This may seem like a small percentage, but it is important to keep in mind that most of these crashes end in injuries or fatalities. If you have lost a person you love in a fatal collision, talking to a lawyer who you can trust may help you collect compensation for funeral costs and more.
Your life may be affected by the loss of a family member in numerous ways. With a skilled car crash lawyer on your side, your rights are protected during this trying time. While you grieve the immense loss of your loved one, the bills may continue to pile up. You should not have to worry about money at a time like this. It is crucial that you speak with a Gulfport wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
Our lawyers at Mama Justice are here for you after you have sustained the loss of a loved one in a fatal car accident. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the Mississippi legal system for the first time. Nobody is ever prepared to lose somebody they love in a crash. Our attorneys will provide you with the resources that you need to be successful in your claim. Please contact a wrongful death attorney at (888) 484-1476 for more information on your available options.
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