Laurel, MS (January 9, 2021) – Around 7:22 a.m. on Friday morning, January 9, a fatal truck accident occurred near a Laurel intersection.
According to Laurel Police, the accident happened on MS-15 around the area of Bush Dairy Road. The accident involved a logging truck, a pickup truck, and two passenger vehicles. Police did not confirm the circumstances leading up to the accident.
One person, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Two people were also injured and hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time after the accident.
No further details have been released. The investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Mississippi
Truck accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads due to the fact that they involve some of the largest vehicles. These accidents still continue to happen every year due to the reckless acts of others. In one recent year’s time, it was determined that approximately 90% of truck accidents took place due to human error. If you have been injured in a truck accident that is not your fault, it is important that you have an attorney by your side.
Though truck drivers are trained to be some of the safest drivers on our roads, these accidents still continue to happen due to the recklessness of others. Because truck drivers spend long periods of time on our roadways, they are more likely to drive distracted or fall asleep at the wheel. It is important that you have the help of an attorney by your side after you have been hurt in a Mississippi truck accident. You should immediately seek the help of a personal injury attorney during these difficult times.
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you after you have been hurt in an accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be and offer our help to you in your time of need. Our attorneys have the resources to help you navigate the legal system and work toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact a Mississippi accident attorney at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how we can help you.
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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 used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.