Vicksburg, MS (December 20, 2020) – On Friday, December 18, one person was killed in a fatal accident in Vicksburg.
Officials confirmed that the accident took place on China Grove Road around the area of Nine Mile Cutoff Road. The accident occurred when a pickup truck collided with another pickup for reasons that are not yet known. The accident led to extensive damage.
One person was in the first pickup truck and has been identified as 32-year-old John Tapp. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Three people were in the second truck. The victims were identified as Tanner Chambers, Jim Halford, and Gabe Stuckey. They were all taken to the hospital with a variety of injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation continues.
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
Fatal accidents happen every day in the state of Mississippi. In just one recent year’s time, it was estimated that approximately 685 victims were killed in fatal accidents throughout the state. The aftermath of a fatal accident can happen unexpectedly and put a family in one of the most challenging positions of their lives. Losing somebody that you love in an accident can impact your life in many ways and leave you feeling both helpless and alone. If you have lost a loved one and you are unsure about where you can turn, you should have the help of an attorney on your side.
No amount of money can change the fact that you have lost a loved one in an accident but it can help you move forward on a financial level. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you should never have to worry about how you can afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. A skilled Mississippi wrongful death attorney will be able to help you during one of the most challenging times in your life. It is important that you act quickly so that you do not miss out on your chance to bring a claim.
Our Mississippi accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in severe accidents. We understand that you are likely feeling overwhelmed and confused about where you can turn after you have lost someone you love in a collision. We will provide you with the resources necessary to be successful in your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information.
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