Crystal Springs, MS (October 16, 2020) – Around 12 p.m. on Friday, October 16, a fatal collision took place at an intersection in Crystal Springs.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at the intersection of MS-27 and Dry Grove Road when two vehicles collided with one another. The driver of a Dodge Journey was traveling west on Dry Grove when his vehicle collided with an 18-wheeler for reasons that are not yet known.
Police confirmed that the 18-wheeler was hauling two cattle and two of the cattle died as a result. The driver and two occupants in the truck were not injured.
The driver of the Dodge, identified as a 91-year-old man from Crystal Springs, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. There was an unidentified passenger in his vehicle who was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center for life-threatening injuries.
The investigation into the crash remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
In just one recent year, it was estimated that approximately 685 victims lost their lives in fatal accidents in the entire state of Mississippi. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. These accidents can happen in many areas but one of the most common is at intersections. In just one year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the negligence of others. Losing somebody you love in a collision can have a huge impact on your life, which is why you should have legal help on your side.
Mississippi car accidents happen every single hour of the day, some of which are more severe than others. When a family loses somebody they love in a collision, one of the first things that you will need to do is prove that another party is to blame for the accident. Many fatal accidents happen at intersections due to reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have lost a loved one and wonder where you can turn in your time of need, it is imperative that you have the immediate help of a wrongful death attorney in Mississippi.
Our attorneys at MW Law – Mama Justice are here to offer our support to you and your family if you have lost a loved one in an accident. We understand how devastating these times can be and never want you to feel alone after you have had to say goodbye to a loved one. You should also never have to worry about how you will afford to keep up with the bills. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident and wonder where you can turn, you should always have the help of a legal advocate by your side. Please contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 to find out what options are available for you.
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