Hattiesburg, MS – UPDATE: Christopher Pickering Killed in Two-Car Accident on Hwy 49 near Peps Point Rd

Hattiesburg, MS (January 9, 2023) – A man involved in a car crash reported in Hattiesburg on the evening of January 6 has lost his life. Sources report the man was pronounced deceased just after 12:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 7. 

According to initial reports concerning the incident, it occurred on Highway 49 near Peps Point Road. Emergency crews were seen rendering aid at the scene a short time after the crash occurred. 

A 2015 Honda Accord and a 2013 Cadillac SRX collided at the intersection for reasons not reported. The deceased victim, Christopher Pickering, 47, was identified as the driver of the Honda. 

Authorities in Hattiesburg continue to investigate. 

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

Mississippi Car Accidents

Mississippi Car AccidentsEach hour in Mississippi, numerous auto accidents are reported. Though the majority of these wrecks result in only property damage, a percentage of them cause injuries and fatalities. In 2017, reports concerning car accidents show that approximately 700 people lost their lives in auto collisions in the Magnolia state. These wrecks happen in numerous ways, however, rollover collisions are some of the most catastrophic collisions that occur. In just one year’s time, approximately 2% of the car wrecks reported in Mississippi were rollover crashes.

If you have lost a loved one in a fatal collision, you should talk to a lawyer who you trust. Losing someone you love in a car accident can negatively affect your life in many ways. While you’re grieving the loss of your family member, you may be worrying about how you’re going to pay for all of the costs related to their wreck. You may be left in a difficult spot that you aren’t ready to deal with. This is why speaking to a wrongful death attorney in Hattiesburg is in your best interest. 

Our attorneys at Mama Justice are here to assist you during the difficult time following your loved one’s passing. Allow our attorneys to help you get back on your feet after you have lost someone you love in an auto accident. Especially if you believe that their crash was the result of another person’s negligent actions. We can help you file a wrongful death claim for financial compensation so you can get help paying for things such as:

  • Medical care
  • Funeral costs 
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy
  • And more 

We are here for you during this trying time in your life. Please don’t hesitate to contact our law office 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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