Gulfport, MS – Pedestrian Critically Injured, Airlifted from Crash on US-49 near Hwy 53

Gulfport, MS (July 28, 2022) – A pedestrian was critically injured in a car accident reported in Gulfport on Wednesday, July 27. The wreck was reported in the morning hours, according to information from officials. 


Sources say the incident occurred on US-49 near Highway 53. A pedestrian was walking along the roadway when they were struck by an oncoming car. The injuries suffered by the victim were deemed critical and they were airlifted from the scene to a local hospital for treatment. 


The roadway was blocked for an extended period of time on the morning of July 27. Local drivers were asked to use alternate routes of travel for the time being. 


Currently, nothing further has been reported concerning the details of the wreck. 


We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim. 

Mississippi Car Accidents

lawfirmimages-361Car wrecks are more likely to happen when motorists choose to act negligently while behind the wheel. Fatigued driving, not obeying traffic rules, and intoxicated driving are three dangerous examples of negligent driving. Car wrecks involving negligent, careless, and reckless drivers happen constantly. According to information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 93% of the auto accidents reported in the United States are caused by driver negligence. Thousands of Mississippians end up in the hospital due to these wrecks every year. 

When you or someone you love has been injured in a wreck caused by negligence, you may qualify for financial compensation. Filing a claim by yourself without the help of an attorney can be difficult and almost impossible. You may not be able to access the resources required to file a successful personal injury claim. However, when you work with a personal injury attorney, they can help you figure out all of the complex aspects of your case and help you get the evidence you need to prove the negative impact your injuries had on your life and ability to live the way you want to. 

A lawyer will help you negotiate a full and fair settlement with the insurance companies and make sure you don’t get taken advantage of. They can ensure that you collect the maximum compensation for your damages. 

Your attorney will help you get compensation for some or all of the damages you face in relation to your wreck. It’s important to start on a personal injury claim as soon as possible after you or someone you love has been hurt in a wreck caused by negligence. 

At Mama Justice, our Gulfport car accident attorneys have made it our top priority to help the wrongfully injured recover financially after sustaining injuries in auto accidents. We work to hold negligent parties accountable for their actions so they are less likely to put others at risk in the future. Our lawyers have worked with many different kinds of injury victims and are extensively experienced with personal injury law. We are well equipped to provide you with the financial compensation you deserve after you were hurt in a car wreck caused by a negligent driver. 

We are here for you during this difficult time. Our main goal is to help you financially recover so you can focus on your health and well-being. Call our law firm at (888) 484-1476 to find out how we can help you at this time. 

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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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