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Biloxi-Gulfport, MS - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Biloxi and Gulfport - Mississippi's Gulf Coast offers world-class vacationing, fishing, and historic sights

Sitting along the shores of Mississippi's Gulf Coast, Biloxi has been a favorite vacation destination for decades, with sandy beaches and calm waters perfect for jet skiing or deep-sea fishing. Having suffered heavy damage during Hurricane Katrina, Biloxi is bouncing back. The casinos and resorts are back in action, offering championship golf and live entertainment. The city has restored many historic sites, including Beauvoir, the home of Confederate president, Jefferson Davis.

Gulfport, Mississippi was very nearly destroyed during Hurricane Katrina. The city has been gradually reconstructed, and the surrounding natural areas have been rebuilding themselves as well. Visitors enjoy the barrier islands that form Gulf Islands National Seashore, a parkland along the Mississippi Sound. A ferry runs from Gulf Port to Ship Island, with stunning white beaches and tidal pools, boardwalks, and historic sites to visit.

To get up-to-date road information, go to the Mississippi DOT site. And to find out current weather conditions in Biloxi - Gulfport region, go to the National Weather Service site

The crowded roadways of Biloxi and Gulfport contribute to accidents in the region

Biloxi's main highway is U.S. Highway 90 (Beach Boulevard), which runs along the beach and by the casinos. It connects the city to Gulfport and points westward and to Ocean Springs and Pascagoula to the east. The Biloxi Bay Bridge, connecting Biloxi and Ocean Springs, was rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina, and was fully reopened in April 2008.

Interstate 10 passes through the northern sections of the city, connecting the city to L.A., Phoenix, Tucson, El Paso, San Antonio, Houston, TX, New Orleans, Mobile, Tallahassee and Jacksonville, FL. Interstate 110 splits off from I-10 at D'Iberville and heads south across the Back Bay of Biloxi to U.S. 90 near Beau Rivage, providing the city with an important hurricane evacuation route.

The city of Gulfport has a disciplined and well planned roadway system. The streets are fairly easy to navigate, since they are laid out in a handy pattern. There are a number of major freeways and highways which serve the area. Freeways, highways, surface streets, and other roadways make getting around as easy as possible. The major roadways include I-10, Hwy 90, and Hwy 49.

Here is information on the most recent accidents in Biloxi and Gulfport:

If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in Biloxi or Gulfport, go to the link above for the accident type you are seeking. 

If you know someone who has been injured in a Biloxi or Gulfport accident, here are links to the major hospitals in the area:

Grief support information for accident victims in Biloxi and Gulfport

When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to get information on Biloxi grief support and Gulfport grief support.

Legal information for accident victims in Biloxi and Gulfport

When injury or death is the result of a motor-vehicle crash, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

 Where to find legal assistance after a Biloxi or Gulfport injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Biloxi - Gulfport injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Biloxi - Gulfport wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Biloxi - Gulfport accident lawyer can do to help.  

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Most recent accident reports

On Friday morning an F-150 truck was headed north on Hwy 67 when it collided with a Nissan Altima crossing Big John Road. The driver and the passenger in the Altima, both teenagers, were killed.
An elderly woman whose name is yet to be released by the Harrison County Sheriff's Department was airlifted due to injuries suffered from a vehicle accident last Tuesday on Old Highway 49 near De Soto Park Road in Saucier, Mississippi.
Date: 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Roadway: 
Old Highway 49
An Ocean Springs man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 in Jackson County, when a Ford Explorer heading&nbsp
Date: 
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Roadway: 
Interstate 10
Two people died two vehicle accident on Tanner Williams Road close to the Mississippi-Alabama state line in Jackson County, Mississippi.
Date: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Type: Car Accident
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Head-on
A 29-year-old Biloxi woman died Friday evening when she was struck by a train while trying to cross the tracks with a companion. Crystal Varmer was on the tracks near Irish Hill Drive and Rodenberg Avenue in Biloxi when she was struck.
Date: 
Friday, January 9, 2015
City: 
Biloxi, MS
Two people were killed in a car accident early Wednesday morning on Old River Road in Vancleave, and two others were transported to a local hospital with critical injuries. The 2001 silver Pontiac Grand Am crashed into a tree around 1:15am.
Date: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Roadway: 
Old River Road
Around 2am, George County Deputy John Street, 24, was responding to an crash on Highway 57 North when his patrol car exited the road and struck a tree.  It is not yet known what might have caused the car to leave the road.
Date: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Type: Car Accident

Two buses crashed on Highway 26 when one bus stopped to let off children and the bus traveling behind it rear-e

Date: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 26
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Friday, November 14, 2014
Michael Shane McCoy, 19, of St. Martin was killed in a car accident on Poticaw Bayou Road in Vancleave, MS when his vehicle crossed the center line and hit another vehicle head-on.
Date: 
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Jeremy Vincent, 31 of Biloxi, MS, lost his life after apparently losing control of his motorcycle just after leaving a restaurant on Promenad
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Saturday, October 25, 2014
A pedestrian died Friday morning after being hit by an 18-wheeler on I-10 near the 55-mile mark. The accident occured around 8:53 a.m. on Friday, October 17 in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
Date: 
Friday, October 17, 2014
Roadway: 
Interstate 10
Authorities have identified the man who was killed early Saturday morning in a motorcycle crash during a high speed police pursuit. Vincent D.
Date: 
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 90
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Biloxi, MS