Hazlehurst, MS – Three Killed in Fatal Truck Accident on MS-28 near Mercy Seat Rd

Hazlehurst, MS (July 27, 2022) – As previously reported, a serious car accident happened in Hazlehurst on the afternoon of July 25. Updates provided by local sources show that three of the injured victims have lost their lives due to the injuries they sustained in the wreck. 

Police in Hazlehurst reported that a log truck operated by Robert Hunter, 75, of Brookhaven, was traveling east on MS-28 near Mercy Seat Road when, for reasons unknown, he collided with a 2018 Lexus ES350 driven by Akera Reese, 34, of Bogue Chitto. 

Both drivers were fatally injured in the collision. A passenger present in the Lexus at the time of the crash was identified as Tiffany Coleman, 42, of Brookhaven. She also lost her life in the accident. 

Nothing further has been reported concerning the nature or details of the incident. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this fatal accident in Hazlehurst. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased victims. 

Truck Accidents in Mississippi

Hazlehurst, MS - Three Killed in Fatal Truck Accident on MS-28 near Mercy Seat RdSome of the most severe auto collisions that occur in Mississippi and throughout the United States are truck accidents. Hundreds of fatalities happen each year due to traffic accidents in Mississippi. Truck accidents cause a percentage of these. Commercial trucks are usually about 20 to 30 times heavier than the average passenger vehicle. This poses a serious threat when the two become involved in a collision on the road.

Losing someone you love fatal truck crash can be extremely difficult. You and your family may wonder where to turn for help in the aftermath of your loved one’s accident. The help of a dedicated truck accident attorney in Hazlehurst could be a great help to you during this trying time There are many parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following: 

  • Trucking companies
  • Truck drivers
  • Cargo loaders
  • Truck part manufacturers

If you have lost a loved one in a truck wreck, you should talk to a dedicated wrongful death attorney that you can trust. 

Our attorneys at Mama Justice are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in a truck collision that is not your fault. 

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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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