Jackson, MS (May 20, 2023) – A pregnant female and three children were sent to the hospital after a teenager crashed a vehicle into them on Saturday, May 20. Witness statements reveal the pregnant woman was getting groceries out of her car when the incident occurred.
According to information from local reports, the crash happened on McDowell Road. A teenager who was driving at a speed faster than the speeding limit struck the woman’s vehicle with the three kids inside.
A two-year-old was transported to UMMC in critical condition. The pregnant woman and the other two kids were also taken to the hospital to be treated for the injuries they sustained in the crash.
Jackson Police are working to investigate the details of the accident.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims.
Mississippi Pedestrian Crashes
Hundreds of people lose their lives as a result of accidents involving vehicles in Mississippi every year. In many of these cases, an individual can lose their life due to the negligence of another party. In 2018, statistics reported that approximately 13% of fatalities on our roads in Mississippi could be attributed to pedestrians.
Handfuls of pedestrians lose their lives, and many more are injured in these horrific accidents each year. It is true that drivers are supposed to do everything they can to ensure the safety of others so pedestrian accidents do not occur. If you have been hurt in a serious pedestrian accident, you have options and should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Nobody understands the pain that you could be feeling after you were involved in a pedestrian accident or any other type of accident. Bringing a lawsuit after one of these accidents is not always an easy thing to face, but this is the reality that many individuals are faced with each year. Many severe injuries stem from pedestrian accidents, including the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you should speak with a Jackson personal injury attorney immediately.
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, offer our support to you after a pedestrian accident. A claim can turn complex very quickly, which can leave you in the most difficult position. Bringing a claim is not always easy to do, especially if you are familiar with how pedestrian accident claims work, or you are unfamiliar with Mississippi accident law. We will help you find answers when it comes to your claim. You should never have to stand alone as you get back on your feet after an accident. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Jackson at (888) 484-1476 to find out how we can help 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.