Ocean Springs, MS (December 28, 2021) – At 11:13 a.m. on Monday morning, December 27, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Ocean Springs.
According to Ocean Springs Police, the accident happened in an unidentified area on railroad tracks. A man was walking westbound in the area when a man did not hear the train’s oncoming warning noises. The train collided with the male who was walking in the area and immediately came to a stop.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The unidentified adult male pedestrian was severely injured due to the accident. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area of the railroad tracks for some period of time.
Ocean Springs Police and CSX Transportation both continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most vulnerable parties when it comes to accidents. Especially when these accidents happen on train tracks, they are likely to lead to some of the most severe harm. This is due to the fact that trains are so much larger than other modes of transportation in the state of Mississippi. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed every year and many others are injured and hospitalized every single year due to these horrific accidents. Families wonder where they can turn after they have lost someone closest to them in a fatal pedestrian accident. Luckily, you have options during these challenging times. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust after a fatal pedestrian accident.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may have questions that you cannot answer entirely on your own. For instance, what evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the help of an Ocean Springs wrongful death attorney on your side.
Ocean Springs Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you move forward after you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident. We understand how overwhelming a pedestrian accident can be on both emotional and financial levels. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected after you have lost someone close to you and you don’t know where you can turn. We will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages. We are here for you when you need us the most. Please contact an accident attorney in Ocean Springs 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 pictures used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.