Meridian, MS (November 28, 2020) – On Friday evening, November 27, three people were killed in a fatal truck accident in Meridian.
According to Lauderdale County authorities, the accident took place on MS-19 when an 18-wheeler and a passenger vehicle collided with one another. Police have not yet commented on the circumstances leading up to the crash.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash to assist those in need. Three people were pronounced dead at the scene, though their identities are not yet known. Three people were taken to the hospital for treatment, though the extent of their injuries is not entirely known.
The roadway was blocked in multiple lanes following the collision.
Police continue their 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.
Truck Accidents in Mississippi
Truck accidents take place every single day in the entirety of the U.S., even though they are not as common as other accidents. Approximately 90% of truck accidents took place in the state of Mississippi due to human error. Trucks are some of the largest vehicles that roam our roads, which means that they are capable of causing some of the most horrific harm on our roads. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have lost someone you love in a truck accident, it is important that you speak with an attorney in your time of need.
Mississippi truck accidents are some of the most horrific accidents on our roads. Truck drivers are known for being some of the safest drivers on our roads, which is why these accidents do not happen as commonly. However, these drivers are still prone to making mistakes on our roads. Losing a loved one due to an accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. It is important that you speak with a skilled wrongful death attorney when you need it the most.
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you after you have suffered immense losses due to a truck accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward results so that you are not left feeling alone following a catastrophic accident. We will determine if you are eligible for a wide array of aspects including medical expenses your loved one incurred, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a Mississippi accident attorney at (662) 262-6264 for more information on your options moving forward.
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Disclaimer: We, at MW Law Firm - Mama Justice, have worked hard to become valued members of the Northern Mississippi business community. We write these posts to bring awareness to the dangers of driving in hopes that our fellow community members will use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle. The information in this post is not intended to be medical or legal advice. The photographs used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.