Hattiesburg, MS – Three Killed, Two Hurt in Auto Accident on Hwy 49 near US 98 East exit

Hattiesburg, MS (March 5, 2023) – Three people lost their lives, and two were hurt in a single-vehicle collision that occurred on a highway in Hattiesburg. The wreck took place on Highway 49 at approximately 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 5. 

Emergency responders were dispatched to the crash scene on Highway 49 just south of the US 98 East exit. A vehicle was headed north on the highway when the accident occurred. 

Multiple people were ejected during the accident. Officials said the driver and two passengers lost their lives at the crash scene. 

Two others were transported to a local hospital to be treated for injuries they sustained in the collision. 

The cause of the collision is currently under investigation by police. 

Mississippi Car Crashes

 Hattiesburg, MS - Three Killed, Two Hurt in Auto Accident on Hwy 49 near US 98 East exitCar accidents have integrated themselves into daily life in the state of Mississippi over the years. Though many of these accidents lead to injuries, both minor and severe, others lead to the loss of life. Fatal accidents take hundreds of lives every year within the state. In 2016 alone, it was reported that approximately 690 people were killed in fatal car accidents throughout Mississippi. There are many reasons for these accidents, including some of the following: 

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

If you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is imperative that you speak with a skilled attorney that you can trust after you have lost someone close to you. 

Losing somebody close to you in a fatal car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may need the help of a skilled car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind after a fatal collision. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You may also be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. It is important that you seek the help of a Hattiesburg wrongful death attorney in your dire time of need. 

At Mama Justice, our attorneys are here to help you after you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident. We understand how overwhelming a fatal collision can be on emotional and financial levels. Having an attorney can greatly lessen the stress that you may be feeling after one of these enormous losses. We are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please contact a wrongful death attorney at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can assist you. 

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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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