Tupelo, MS (December 11, 2020) – Around 8:30 p.m. on Thursday night December 10, one person was killed in a rollover collision in Tupelo.
According to police, the accident took place on the Natchez Trace Parkway around the area of West Main Street. At the time, 37-year-old Jermaine Terrel was traveling north on the highway when his vehicle collided with a southbound vehicle for reasons that are not fully known. His vehicle immediately rolled over and was struck by a third car.
Terrel was extricated from his vehicle by fire crews but was pronounced dead at the scene. Four people between the other involved vehicles were injured and hospitalized.
The roadway was blocked in multiple lanes for a period of time following the collision.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the crash.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Every year, hundreds of fatalities are reported as a result of Mississippi car accidents. Out of these accidents, about 2% are rollovers. Rollover accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents due to the amount of force involved when a vehicle rolls. These accidents happen due to many different reasons but most occur due to speeding, distracted driving, and more. If you have lost a loved one due to a collision, you have a variety of options moving forward.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to find out that they have lost a loved one as a result of an accident. Unfortunately, this is the reality that hundreds of families face every single year. As you grieve the loss of a loved one due to an accident, you may wonder how you will ever move forward on a financial level. Luckily, with the help of a Mississippi wrongful death attorney, you can move forward knowing that your rights will be protected.
Our Mississippi accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to aggressively fight by your side and ensure that your rights are protected after a fatal accident. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down when you find out that a loved one’s life has been lost due to a preventable accident. You have a variety of options and should never have to stand alone during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how we can assist you.
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