Port Gibson, MS (April 21, 2022) – Around 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, a three-vehicle crash with injuries took place in Port Gibson that involved a black bear.
According to Mississippi Highway Patrol officials, the accident took place on US-61 around the area of Willow Road. A GMC Sierra, a Toyota Camry, and a Ford Focus were traveling south on the highway in the area when all three vehicles struck a black bear that was crossing the highway. The vehicles involved in the crash sustained extensive damage as a result of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver and passenger in the Ford Focus, who have not yet been identified, were injured in the accident. They were taken to a local hospital for treatment but are expected to be okay.
The black bear died from its injuries and was recovered by MDWFP officers.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time. Police will update with more information as it is available.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Mississippi
Millions of car accidents happen every year in the U.S. due to the recklessness of others. Mississippi has been seeing an increase in these accidents over recent years. In fact, tens of thousands of people are seriously injured as a result of Mississippi car accidents every single year.
Though many of these accidents can be prevented, they continue to occur due to the negligence of others. The aftermath of a car accident can be a scary time for those involved, especially if they have never faced an accident in the past. You should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust as soon as possible.
Being hurt in a car accident can leave you in a difficult position. Because of this, you should have the assistance of a Port Gibson car accident lawyer that you can trust. An attorney will help you when it comes to many aspects of your claim, from meeting deadlines to answering any questions that you may have. An attorney will be able to help you show that the following factors are present in your claim, including the following:
- A driver owed a duty of care
- A driver breached the duty of care
- The breach of duty led to the accident
- The accident led to injuries and other damages
If you have sustained injuries in a collision, you should speak with a Port Gibson personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Port Gibson Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you after you have been hurt in a Mississippi car accident that is not your fault. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages. You should never have to stand alone after you have been hurt in a collision that is not your fault. Please contact a car accident attorney in Port Gibson at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can assist 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.