Terry, MS (November 4, 2020) – On Tuesday, November 3, one person was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Terry.
Few details have been released concerning the accident but it is believed that the accident took place on East Frontage Road around the area of I-55. An unidentified pedestrian was walking along the roadway when they were struck by a passenger vehicle. It is believed that the driver did not see them.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to assist at the scene of the accident. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
Due to the severity of the accident, numerous lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for several hours until police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Pedestrian accidents are the most severe collisions that occur on our roads due to the fact that they involve the most vulnerable parties on our roads. In 2011, approximately 47 people were killed as a result of Mississippi pedestrian accidents. These accidents can typically be prevented when drivers pay close attention to what is happening around them. In the blink of an eye, a person’s life could be lost due to a pedestrian accident that was not their fault. Families may wonder what options they have moving forward.
Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you and your family have ever endured. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. However, this is the unfortunate reality that many families face during these difficult times. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with a Mississippi wrongful death attorney immediately.
Our Mississippi accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you after you have lost somebody you love as a result of a pedestrian accident. We understand how traumatic these times can be and offer assistance when you need it the most. Our attorneys can help you along the path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses your loved one incurred, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. We are here for you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. Please contact a Mississippi pedestrian accident attorney at (662) 262-6264 for more information on your options moving forward.
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