Leakesville, MS (December 14, 2020) – After midnight on Saturday morning, December 12, two people were killed in a Leakesville pedestrian accident.
According to the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, the accident took place on Louisiana Street. A party was happening in the area. Multiple people started to walk away from the gathering, which was when they were struck by a side-by-side utility vehicle traveling in the area.
Two of the pedestrians that were struck were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Two others were hospitalized with injuries but are expected to recover. Their identities are not yet known.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol continues its investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
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.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Handfuls of victims are killed in pedestrian accidents every single year in the state of Mississippi. In fact, in 2011 alone, approximately 47 people were killed in pedestrian accidents in the state of Mississippi due to the negligence of others. Losing somebody that you love in an accident can impact your life in many ways. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you should always be prepared to speak with a Mississippi legal advocate who has your best interests in mind.
No amount of money can bring back someone that you love whose life has been taken in a pedestrian accident. However, receiving compensation for your losses can help you move forward on a financial level. You likely have a wide array of questions that only a skilled Mississippi wrongful death attorney will be able to answer. For instance, what deadlines will you have to meet when it comes to your claim? What evidence is best for proving your case? With the help of an attorney, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our Mississippi accident attorneys are here to help you after you have lost somebody you love in an accident. We understand how traumatic an accident can be and offer our help to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 to find out how we can help you.
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