Tupelo, MS (November 9, 2020) – Around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday night, November 7, a child was killed in a pedestrian crash in Tupelo.
Though few details have been released regarding the accident, police confirmed that a 2-year-old child fell out of a moving vehicle at 700 South Gloster Street that evening. The child was struck by another vehicle that was not able to stop in time.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident. The child was pronounced dead at the scene.
Tupelo Police confirmed that all drivers involved in the accident remained at the scene to cooperate with authorities.
The roadway was blocked in the area for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
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 known for being some of the most horrific accidents on our roads due to the fact that they are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. In 2011, it was reported that approximately 47 people were killed in pedestrian accidents. Losing somebody you love in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured in your life. It is important that you have legal help in moving forward.
If you have suffered the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident, it is essential that you understand your options moving forward. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will be able to face the financial aspects that continue to pile up against you. Having a knowledgeable wrongful death attorney on your side will help you move forward in your dire time of need, especially when you and your family have suffered immensely due to one of these accidents.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our skilled and compassionate Mississippi accident attorneys are here to help you after you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident. There are many bills associated with these accidents and, while you face the emotional losses, you should never have to worry about how you will afford bills on your own. We will help you work toward a wide array of damages in your time of need. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident, please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how we can help you.
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