Wiggins, MS (October 5, 2022) – A vehicle crash happened in Wiggins on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 4. A passenger who was riding in a classic car lost their life just before 1:00 p.m.
Sources report the incident occurred north of Highway 26 near the Northwood Church between a Ford F-150 and a yellow 1957 Chevy Bel Air. The Bel Air had a Mississippi license plate.
The Chevy was headed south on 49 when it was involved in a crash with the Ford. The Ford was trying to cross 49 to access the service road, sources said. The Chevy t-boned the ford, according to reports.
The driver of the classic car was transported to Forrest General Hospital with injuries that were deemed non-life-threatening. A woman who was the passenger in the classic car lost her life at the crash scene.
The woman who lost her life was identified as Sherry Arrington, age 67, of Terry, Mississippi. Mr. Arrington, identified as the Chevy’s driver, was listed in stable condition.
The truck driver was transported to Forrest General with non-life-threatening injuries. A child passenger who was present in the truck was not injured.
Authorities in Wiggins continue to investigate the details of the accident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
Mississippi Auto Accidents
Mississippi sees auto crashes that cause injuries every single day. Over 300 auto collisions are reported in the state of Mississippi daily, and, per year, the state sees around 125,000 wrecks that cause injuries to tens of thousands of people. Sadly, more than 1,000 people are killed per year in these collisions. Throughout the US, approximately 4 million individuals are injured in car wrecks per year, while approximately 40,000 lose their lives. Currently, the most common causes of car crashes in Mississippi include:
Being seriously hurt in a car wreck can be overwhelming and very stressful. You may be stuck recovering in the hospital for days, weeks, or longer while your medical bills pile up and you’re unable to immediately return to work. Your car may need extensive repairs or even replacement. You may even need medical care that ranges long-term and costs a fortune. Some of the most prevalent injuries that result from auto accidents include:
- Broken bones
- Internal organ damage
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord damage
If you have been hurt by driver negligence, you may be legally able to recover financial compensation for the damages you have endured. Working with a personal injury attorney can help you get on the fastest track to recovery.
The car accident lawyers in Wiggins at Mama Justice have over two decades of extensive experience assisting crash victims to make full and fair recoveries after they have been injured by the actions of negligent drivers. Our attorneys can help you pay for medical bills and vehicle repairs, as well as reimburse lost wages. We can also help you get compensation for pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, and more noneconomic damages that may be negatively affecting your life.
Call our law firm at (888) 484-1476 to find out how we can assist you.
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