Oxford, MS (May 1, 2021) – At 1:42 p.m. on the afternoon of Saturday, May 1, a pedestrian accident occurred on a major roadway in Oxford.
According to the Oxford Police Department, the accident happened on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. A pedestrian was walking in the area when they were struck by a white pickup truck. The pickup truck immediately fled the scene of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. Their condition is not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area for some time. Police did not confirm if they found the driver responsible for the accident.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Pedestrians are seriously injured or killed in accidents every year throughout the state of Mississippi. In 2011 alone, it was reported that approximately 47 pedestrians lost their lives in collisions. Pedestrians are the most vulnerable parties on our roads, which means that they are more likely to lose their lives in the event of an accident than any other party. If you have been hurt in a collision and wonder where you can turn, you have options and should speak with a legal advocate.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face injuries or enormous losses due to a Mississippi pedestrian accident. However, this is the reality that many victims face every single year throughout the state. Though no amount of money can change the fact that you have been injured in a serious accident, it can help you move forward in many ways. You have a variety of options as you move forward with your claim. You should be prepared to seek the immediate help of a Mississippi personal injury attorney in your time of need.
Our Mississippi accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice have diligently assisted those injured in Mississippi accidents over the years. We understand how traumatic a pedestrian accident can be and offer our help and resources in your time of need. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation to cover aspects such as medical bills, lost income, therapy costs, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for the help you deserve in your time of need.
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