Liberty, MS (November 20, 2020) – On Tuesday morning, November 17, two teens were injured in a truck accident on a highway in Liberty.
Mississippi Highway Patrol officials confirmed that the crash took place when a pickup truck with two teens in it was traveling west on MS-584 and collided with a tractor-trailer due to reasons that are not yet known. The tractor-trailer was turning into a private drive so that it could go to a local gas plant.
The driver of the gray GMC pickup truck was identified as a 17-year-old male from Louisiana who had to be airlifted to the hospital. The passenger in the pickup truck, who was identified only as a teenager, was also hospitalized due to serious injuries. Their current conditions are not yet known.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was identified as 55-year-old Eddie Dillon who remained at the scene. He was not injured.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Mississippi
Because trucks are known for being some of the largest vehicles on our roads, they are capable of causing some of the most catastrophic harm in the event of an accident. Hundreds of truck accidents lead to serious injuries every single year in the state of Mississippi. In just one recent year’s time, over 90% of truck accidents allegedly took place due to human error. If you have been seriously injured in a truck accident and believe that another party is to blame, you should have the help of an accident attorney in your time of need.
Truck drivers are known for being some of the safest drivers on our roads. Truck drivers and the companies they work for are expected to abide by the rules of the road at all times. However, not all regulations are followed each year, which means that these accidents could occur in the blink of an eye. If you have been harmed due to a Mississippi truck accident, there is a likelihood that you will need assistance when it comes to your claim. It is imperative that you speak with a dedicated personal injury attorney in your time of need.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our skilled and compassionate accident attorneys are here to assist you after you or someone you love has been injured in a serious truck accident. We have the resources necessary to help you through these devastating times and will ensure that your rights are always being protected. We will help you work toward justice and compensation in your time of need. Please contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 to find out what options are available for you.
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