Gulfport, MS (April 12, 2022) – Two people sustained injuries in a head-on collision that took place on a roadway in Gulfport on Tuesday afternoon, April 12.
According to local officials, the accident happened at 3:30 p.m. on County Farm Road near the area of Robinson Road. Two pickup trucks were traveling in the area when police say one lost control and collided head-on with the other. Both of the vehicles had extensive front-end damage due to the accident. One of the vehicles caught on fire briefly until it was brought under control.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Both of the drivers were trapped inside their vehicles and had to be extricated by fire crews. Both of the victims sustained major injuries in the collision. One of the victims had to be airlifted to the hospital due to the extent of their injuries.
The roadway was blocked for several hours as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Mississippi
Car accidents have been increasing on our roads in Mississippi over recent years. Now, tens of thousands of people are seriously injured in car accidents every year within the state. Though these accidents take on many different forms, head-on collisions are known for being some of the most severe in nature. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, approximately 2% of car accidents were deemed head-on collisions. These accidents lead to some of the most catastrophic damages and severe injuries. If you have been hurt in a car accident that was caused by another party, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
Being injured in a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may have questions that only a Gulfport car accident attorney will be able to help you answer. Car accidents can be entirely complex and each one is unique in its own way. Some lead to life-altering injuries that can impact your life for days, weeks or even years to come. An attorney can help you prove that the following factors were evident in your claim:
- A driver owed a duty of care
- A driver breached the duty of care
- The breach of duty led to the accident
- The accident led to injuries and other damages
If you have sustained injuries in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with a Gulfport personal injury attorney immediately.
Gulfport Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here for you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Our attorneys are well-versed in accident laws and will help you as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Please contact a car accident attorney in Gulfport at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can help you.
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