Gulfport, MS (February 9, 2021) – Around 6:13 a.m. on Tuesday morning, February 9, a man was killed in a pedestrian accident in Gulfport.
According to police, 64-year-old William Brumfield was walking his dog on US-90 while on the beach. A vehicle traveling east in the area drove off the road and into the sand, striking Brumfield near the area of Cowan Road. It is not known why the driver of the vehicle lost control.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash. Brumfield was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was hospitalized with injuries.
The area was blocked for an extended period of time.
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.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads who are prone to some of the most extensive harm. In 2011, it was reported that approximately 47 people were killed in pedestrian accidents in Mississippi and many others were injured. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye and involve some of the most vulnerable victims. If you have lost someone you love in a Mississippi pedestrian accident, you likely have questions that you are unable to answer on your own. It is essential that you have the help of an attorney moving forward.
It is true that no amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been taken due to a pedestrian accident. However, compensation can help you pay for a wide array of losses as you grieve your loved one’s life. Having a wrongful death attorney in Mississippi on your side can help you when it comes to many aspects. An attorney can help you meet certain deadlines in your claim, as well as gather the evidence necessary to hold another party liable for your claim.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our Mississippi accident attorneys are here for you after you have suffered losses due to a pedestrian accident. We understand how tragic it can be to say goodbye to someone you love in an accident. Our attorneys are here to help you obtain compensation for a wide array of aspects. If you have lost a loved one in an accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 to find out how we can help you.
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