Bahalia, MS (February 6, 2021) – Around 8:30 p.m. on Friday night, February 5, a deputy was injured in a pedestrian accident in Bahalia.
Police confirmed that the crash took place on I-269 in the area of Laughter Road and led to serious injuries. For reasons that are not yet known, debris was covering the roadway in the area and caused several vehicles to have flat tires. The deputy pulled over so that he could assist those in need.
While the DeSoto deputy was on the side of the road, a vehicle came along and did not see him. The driver struck the deputy and pinned him between the vehicle and her vehicle.
Paramedics were dispatched to the scene of the accident. The deputy was transported to the hospital by medical helicopter for serious leg injuries. The injuries were severe.
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.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads when it comes to accidents. This is due to the fact that pedestrians are incredibly vulnerable and have no protection from harm. In 2011, it was determined that approximately 47 people were killed in pedestrian accidents throughout the state and many others were seriously injured. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault, it is essential that you have the help of a skilled accident attorney moving forward.
Being injured in a pedestrian accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Because of this, you should have a dedicated Mississippi personal injury attorney on your side who can help you as you navigate the legal system and work toward the compensation you deserve. You may wonder what deadlines you will have to meet and what evidence could play the biggest role in your case. If you have been hurt and you are unsure about where you can turn, you should have a dedicated legal advocate on your side.
Our Mississippi accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you after you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident. These accidents are known for being severe in nature and can have a lasting impact on your life. Because of this, you should have an attorney on your side who has handled claims like yours in the past. If you have been hurt and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how we can help you.
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