Vancleave, MS (February 4, 2021) – Around 6:25 a.m. on Thursday morning, February 4, a child was struck in a pedestrian accident in Vancleave.
According to Jackson County officials, the accident took place on Jim Ramsay Road. An 8-year-old girl was crossing the road at her bus stop to board the bus, which had its lights flashing in the eastbound lanes. When she was crossing the street, a vehicle struck her.
Paramedics were dispatched to the scene of the collision. The child was transported to Ocean Springs Hospital for treatment of a broken arm and a broken leg.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the child was not injured and remained at the scene. They have not been charged for their role in the accident.
The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
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 the event of an accident. This means that pedestrians are more likely to be injured or even killed in the event of an accident. On top of this, children are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are not always aware of the dangers of the roads around them. If you or someone you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident, it is important that you have the help of an attorney on your side.
Facing the aftermath of a pedestrian accident might be one of the most difficult and traumatic things that you have ever endured. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down as you face serious injuries such as spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and so much more. Speaking with a Mississippi personal injury attorney can ensure that your rights will be protected as you work toward compensation for a wide array of losses.
Our Mississippi accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you after you have been hurt in a collision that is not your fault. We believe that nobody should ever have to stand alone after an accident that is not their fault. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of losses. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi to find out how we can help you at (662) 262-6264.
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