Clarksdale, MS (December 23, 2020) – Around 6 p.m. on Friday evening, four people were killed in a fatal crash at a Clarksdale intersection.
According to the Clarksdale Police Department, a Delta Bus Lines bus and a Pontiac Grand Am became involved in the crash with one another. It is believed that they entered the intersection at the same time, though the full circumstances of the accident are not yet known.
The driver of the Pontiac, as well as the three passengers in the vehicle, were all pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. They have since been identified as 52-year-old Thamatha Lester, 34-year-old Trayveon Jamison, 30-year-old Vantheiso Williams, and 28-year-old Dietiurs Burns.
The passengers on the bus were identified as FedEx workers but all of their injuries were minor. The bus driver was also treated for minor injuries.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries and fatalities in the state of Mississippi. Hundreds of people are killed as a result of these accidents every year. In fact, in just one recent year, it was determined that approximately 685 people were killed in fatal collisions in the state of Mississippi. These accidents can happen in the blink of an eye due to reasons like speeding and distracted driving, and turn family’s lives upside-down. It is important that you have the help of an attorney on your side after you have lost somebody you love.
It is true that no amount of money can change the fact that you have lost someone you love in an accident. However, receiving compensation can help you move forward on a financial level when you need it the most. You should never have to worry about how you are going to afford to keep up with the bills left behind by the loss of a loved one. As you grieve your losses, a skilled Mississippi wrongful death attorney will be able to help you navigate the legal system and make this time in your life less stressful.
Our Mississippi accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those injured in serious car accidents. This is especially true if you have lost somebody that you love in an accident. We understand how traumatic and devastating these times can be and offer our support to you in your time of need. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation to cover a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 to find out how we can help you.
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