Ocean Springs, MS (November 14, 2022) – A woman lost her life and a man was airlifted after a fiery one-car collision in Ocean Springs. Jackson County police identified the woman as Christina Osborne, 41, of Vancleave.
Police officers responded to the scene of the wreck at around 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 12. Reports indicate that the accident happened in the 7000 block of Old Fort Bayou Road.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as 34-year-old Michael Grimes. He reportedly struck a guard rail before crashing into a ditch. The car then caught fire.
A witness pulled Grimes from his burning vehicle, however, a female passenger present in the vehicle was unable to be saved due to the intensity of the flames. Grimes was transported to Singing River Hospital in Pascagoula with injuries of an unknown magnitude.
Grimes was then airlifted to the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile. Police contniue to investigate the details of the accident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim.
Mississippi Car Crashes
Hundreds of people are killed as a result of fatal car accidents in the state of Mississippi each year. In 2017, it was reported that 685 people were killed in fatal car accidents throughout the state. These accidents take on many different types of forms but rollovers are known for being some of the most catastrophic in nature.
In just one recent year, over 2% of car accidents were deemed rollovers. This may seem like a small number but it is important to note that many of these accidents lead to serious injuries or fatalities. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal crash, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in many ways. Having the help of a car accident attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected during these difficult times. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you and your family will afford the bills that keep piling up. You should never have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a fatal crash on your own. It is crucial that you speak with an Ocean Springs wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here for you after you have sustained the loss of a loved one in a fatal car accident. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the Mississippi legal system for the first time. Nobody is ever prepared to lose somebody they love in a crash. Our attorneys will provide you with the resources that you need to be successful in your claim. Please contact a wrongful death attorney at (888) 484-1476 for more information on your available options.
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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.