Aberdeen, MS (October 26, 2020) – Around 12:46 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, October 25, a fatal accident took place on a major roadway in Aberdeen.
According to Monroe County officials, the accident took place when a Camry struck another vehicle head-on. The vehicles had been driving in opposite directions at the time of the accident.
One of the victims was identified as 22-year-old Marqueze Deonte Lawston who was a passenger in the Camry. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
All of the other victims involved in the accident were taken to the hospital with various injuries. The injured victim’s conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in multiple lanes around the scene of the crash.
Mississippi Highway Patrol officials continue its investigation into the accident at this time.
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 are not as common in Mississippi as in other states but hundreds of people still lose their lives every single year. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that over 685 victims were killed in fatal Mississippi car accidents. These accidents take place in the blink of an eye and affect those around them on many levels. Fatal accidents take on many different forms, some of which involve head-on collisions. These accidents only account for approximately 2% of collisions but, when they do occur, they can be incredibly severe. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal crash, it is important that you have the help of an accident attorney.
Losing somebody that you love in a Mississippi car accident might be one of the most tragic things that you have ever endured. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to these immense losses. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder where you will be able to turn on a financial level while moving forward. Losing a loved one can impact your life on many levels but you do not have to stand alone. You should always be prepared to speak with a Mississippi wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here for you when you need it the most after a life-altering accident. We understand that there is nothing quite as devastating as losing somebody close to you in a collision caused by another party. Our attorneys will help you work toward justice and determine if you are eligible for a variety of financial aspects. If you have suffered losses due to an accident and wonder where you can turn, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information on your options.
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