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One Jackson Person Dead After Crash on U.S. 49

— December 3, 2021

The sooner your case is filed, the more time we have to prepare to higher your chances for legit compensation.

According to WLBT, a Rankin County Coroner has confirmed that a multi-car crash has killed one person in Florence County. The incident took place across U.S. 49 and the victim was airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center. The person then passed away due to injuries sustained in the crash.

Law enforcement agencies have reported to the scene and confirmed that a sports utility vehicle and a tractor-trailer.

Tractor-trailers are more dangerous than other auto accidents. Here is what you can do to be prepared during this unfortunate incident. Since tractor-trailers are bigger than most commercial vehicles, they are going to cause more damage when they collide or are collided with. These kinds of accidents usually result in one-sided damage along with severe damage or even death. Furthermore, tractor-trailers transport items and objects that traditional vehicles cannot carry.

Impact to these transported items can result in:

  • Damage to the items
  • Damage to oncoming traffic
  • Road debris which may cause additional damage
  • Injury to other drivers, passengers, and pedestrians

Regardless of your type of truck accident, you should contact an attorney. In the unfortunate event that semi-truck accidents occur in the Jackson area, drivers are recommended to do the following:

  • Seek medical care if you or the other driver are injured
  • Document the truck and cargo damage for both vehicles
  • Contact law enforcement and wait for patrols to arrive
  • Upon their arrival, maintain a professional demeanor
  • Contact a Jackson Mississippi truck accident lawyer to help defend your rights.

Truck accidents bring more intricacies and complications than other accidents. A lawyer may help drivers resolve their cases. Our Jackson Attorneys are here to protect you and your rights! 

At some point, Jackson residents may need the services of a skilled and experienced auto accident attorney for the complicated Mississippi laws. The sooner your case is filed, the more time we have to prepare to higher your chances for legit compensation. Our leading and nationally lauded offices are ready and equipped to handle most cases in a timely fashion.

Car accident at night showing a badly damaged car; image by Matthew T. Rader, via
Image by Matthew T. Rader, via

Never go at it alone, we can guide you through every step. Truck drivers are also encouraged to schedule a consultation with us. Both sides are recommended to follow accident safety protocols and professionalism during an accident for a chance at a favorable outcome.

Our attorneys will get started on your case right away and we will individually tailor your defense for a possible favorable outcome. We will always put your rights first, no matter the circumstances. Our offices are awaiting your call and we work tirelessly to defend your rights.

Whether you or a loved one have suffered a personal injury due to an auto collision, our office is ready to fight for and protect our Jackson community.

Our attorneys are here through the most complicated circumstances. Contact us today so you can rest assured that we will always prioritize your peace of mind.


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