Tupelo, MS (August 28, 2020) – Around 2:40 a.m. this morning, Tupelo Police responded to the scene of a fatal crash at an intersection.
According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of South Gloster Street and MS-6 when two vehicles collided with each other. One of the vehicles involved immediately burst into flames due to the severity of the accident. Police and firefighters worked together to put out the fire.
The driver of one of the vehicles, identified as 33-year-old Frederick Boyd, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Paramedics confirmed that the driver of the other vehicle was taken to the emergency room for non-life-threatening injuries, though they have not yet been identified.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Hundreds of people lose their lives in fatal collisions each year in the state of Mississippi. In one recent year, it was determined that approximately 685 individuals lost their lives in these horrific accidents due to the negligence of others. According to recent statistics, approximately 22 people out of every 100,000 individuals will lose their lives in these life-altering accidents. If you have lost someone you love in a collision, it is essential that you have legal help by your side. Losing a loved one can be a stressful situation but the help of a wrongful death attorney can get you through anything that life throws at you.
In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a fatal accident. On top of dealing with the emotional aftermath of a fatal accident as you grieve your losses, you may also be faced with a variety of financial aspects that pile up against you. On top of the medical bills that your loved one incurred, you may miss out on their lost income opportunities or be in need of funeral expenses to help you. It is important that you seek the assistance of a Mississippi wrongful death attorney in your time of need so that you know that your rights are being protected along the way.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our skilled personal injury attorneys are here to help you through the legal process on your path toward compensation after you have lost a loved one. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling as you face the sudden aftermath of a fatal collision but we want you to know that you have many rights and options along the way. Losing somebody close to you can affect you in many ways. Because of this, you want to make sure that you have assistance so that you do not have to feel so alone during a claim that is unfamiliar to you. Please fill out an online form or dial (662) 262-6264 to discuss your legal options with our Mississippi accident attorneys.
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