Person Killed in 18-Wheeler Accident on Hwy 49 in Gulfport, MS

January 16, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Gulfport Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
Hwy 49
Direction Traveled
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Passenger vehicle was struck by a semi-truck that was crossing the roadway

What Happened

Gulfport Police confirmed details related to the accident that killed a driver on Hwy 49 in Gulfport, MS on January 16th, 2019. Police say the accident occurred when a vehicle attempting to cross the highway was t-boned by an oncoming semi-truck. One driver was transported to a hospital where they later died.

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