Biloxi, MS (October 11, 2020) – Around 7 p.m. on Saturday night, October 10, two people were killed in a fatal accident that took place at an intersection in Biloxi.
The accident, according to authorities, took place when two vehicles collided with one another at the intersection of US-90 and Myrtle Street, causing one of the vehicles to roll.
Police confirmed that both of the people inside of the rolled vehicle died at the scene of the accident. They were identified as 59-year-old Ollie Armstrong and her 7-year-old grandson.
Armstrong was traveling west on US-90 when she made a turn onto Myrtle Street just as another vehicle struck her on the passenger’s side. The vehicle forcefully rolled over.
The driver of the second vehicle was injured and hospitalized as a result of the collision.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Mississippi car accidents happen every year, causing fatalities to hundreds of victims in the state of Mississippi. In just one recent year, in fact, it was estimated that approximately 685 people lost their lives in these horrific accidents. Rollovers account for only about 2% of all car accidents on our roads but they are also known for being some of the most horrific accidents that occur. When a vehicle forcefully rolls over, it is capable of causing fatal results to those involved. If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal collision, it is imperative that you have a skilled attorney by your side.
Losing somebody you love in a Mississippi car accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down by a phone call where you find out that somebody close to you has lost their life due to the negligence of another party. As you grieve the sudden loss of your loved one, you may wonder where you can turn for the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects. It is essential that you have a skilled Mississippi wrongful death attorney on your side during these difficult times.
At MW Law – Mama Justice, our dedicated and compassionate accident attorneys are here for you after you have lost a loved one in an accident that was not their fault. We understand how devastating an accident can be and offer our support when you need it the most. During these traumatic times, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to keep up with the bills that are holding you back. We will help you work toward justice and compensation so that you can move forward. Please do not hesitate to contact a Mississippi accident attorney at (662) 262-6264 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
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