Meridian, MS (April 23, 2023) – A young child was injured after being struck by a vehicle in Meridian. The accident occurred on Saturday, April 22.
The circumstances of the incident have not been reported at this time. Authorities in Meridian continue to investigate the crash.
It happened on 60th Avenue, sources said. The Meridian Fire Department and Meridian Police Department responded to the crash scene shortly after the incident occurred.
The child, age 8, sustained injuries, however, is expected to survive. No one involved has been identified at this time.
We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victims.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most devastating traffic collisions that happen on the roadways in Mississippi and throughout the United States. This is mostly due to the fact that pedestrians travel totally unprotected against the force of fast moving, heavy vehicles if they become involved in a traffic accident. As such, numerous pedestrians sustain severe injuries or lose their lives in traffic collisions. Between 2017 and 2018, an increase in pedestrian fatalities of over 40%was noted in Mississippi. This is the largest spike in pedestrian fatalities in many years. If you have sustained serious injuries in a pedestrian crash, you should speak with a lawyer who you can trust.
Your life may be affected in numerous ways when you’re hurt in a pedestrian accident. Due to this fact, having the help of a skilled lawyer on your side can prove to be extremely helpful. There are many serious injuries that stem from pedestrian accidents every year, including some of the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Road rash
- Broken bones
- Internal organ damage
Injured pedestrian crash victims often find themselves stuck in difficult positions for long periods of time after their accidents. Having the assistance of a Meridian personal injury attorney on your side can help you protect your legal rights and best interests.
Our attorneys at Mama Justice, are here to help you and your loved ones if you have been hurt in a pedestrian collision. We understand how overwhelming a pedestrian accident can be and offer our help and resources along the way. Our attorneys will assist you along the path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects at this time. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Gulfport at (888) 484-1476 for more information on your available options.
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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.