Laurel, MS (February 3, 2022) – One person was killed and several were injured in a major car accident that took place in Laurel on Wednesday afternoon, February 2.
According to Mississippi Highway Patrol officials, the collision happened at the intersection of US-84 and Jeff Byrd Road around 3:30 p.m. A white Infinity sedan and a blue pickup truck were traveling near the intersection when they entered the westbound lanes at the same time, forcefully colliding with each other. The Infinity had extensive front-end damage and the pickup truck sustained side-impact damage to its passenger side.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. There were nine people inside the Infinity, including eight children. Two adult passengers were in the pickup truck, one of which was severely injured. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment of various injuries. The severely injured adult, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked at the intersection for a period of time until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Fatal car accidents happen weekly in the state of Mississippi. Hundreds of people lose their lives in these horrific accidents every single year. In 2017 alone, it was reported that approximately 685 people were killed in fatal car accidents due to the negligence of others. Losing a loved one is a horrific reality that many family members face every year in Mississippi. The unfathomable grief that follows a fatal accident can impact your family’s lives for years to come. Because of this, you should have the skilled help of an attorney on your side.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in many ways. Because of this, you should have the help of a Laurel car accident attorney on your side who has handled these claims in the past. You should never take on more than you are able to handle when you and your family are feeling vulnerable. As you grieve your losses, you should not have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. It is crucial that you seek the assistance of a Laurel wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after a fatal crash.
Laurel Wrongful Death Attorneys
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our attorneys are here for you after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal crash. We have seen firsthand how a fatal crash can affect a person’s life after someone they love has been prematurely taken from them. We will use our experience and resources to help you during these difficult times. You may find that you are eligible for damages including the following:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
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