Starkville, MS (November 10, 2020) – Around 11:20 a.m. on Monday morning, November 9, a man was killed in a Starkville car accident.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on US-82 in Starkville. Police confirmed that 23-year-old Leah Fondren was driving her Buick LaCrosse headed eastbound on US-82 when her vehicle collided with the driver’s side door of a silver Pontiac. The driver of the Pontiac was identified as 78-year-old Robert Johnson.
Fondren was not injured as a result of the accident. However, Johnson was critically injured and airlifted to a local hospital. On the way there, he tragically passed away as a result of his injuries.
MHP officials continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Fatal accidents have been happening at much higher rates than ever before in the state of Mississippi. In just one recent year’s time, statistics have shown that approximately 685 victims were killed in these accidents due to the outright negligence of others. Losing a loved one in a tragic collision might be one of the most difficult things that you and your family have ever endured. Luckily, you have options moving forward and should always have the help of an attorney by your side.
Nobody is ever prepared to face the aftermath of a fatal collision but this is what many people are forced to endure every single year in the state of Mississippi. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may be feeling confused and concerned about where you can turn. This is especially true when you are unsure about where you can turn on a financial level. The loss of a loved one might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured but you do not have to stand alone. You should be prepared to speak with a Mississippi wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Our Mississippi accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident. We understand that you may be feeling completely overwhelmed after you have lost somebody close to you and have not experienced one of these accidents in the past. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses your loved one incurred, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information on your options moving forward.
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