Meridian, MS (October 9, 2020) – Around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday evening, October 8, a man was killed in a fatal truck accident in Meridian.
Police confirmed that the crash took place when an unidentified adult male started to cross I-20 when an 18-wheeler was traveling through the area at the same time. The man was suddenly hit by a truck.
Meridian Police confirmed that the man received traumatic injuries as a result of the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was closed down in multiple lanes in the area for quite some time.
The investigation into the circumstances of 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 some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads due to the fact that pedestrians are known for being at risk and vulnerable in the event of these accidents. Especially when a pedestrian is involved in an accident with a large truck, they are most likely to sustain catastrophically, and even deadly, results. Statistics taken in 2011 showed that approximately 47 people lost their lives in pedestrian accidents in the state of Mississippi. If you have lost somebody you love in one of these accidents and you feel that another party is to blame, it is essential that you have the help of an attorney by your side.
Pedestrian accidents happen in the blink of an eye and cause serious injuries to those involved. However, in some cases, pedestrians are killed by the sheer force of these horrific accidents. Many times, families find that a pedestrian accident took their loved one’s life due to reasons like distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and many other related aspects. If you have lost somebody you love in a collision and believe that they are to blame, you have options. You should always be prepared to seek the help of a skilled Mississippi pedestrian accident attorney for assistance with your wrongful death claim. Find out more about the help that we have offered others who have lost a loved one in a Mississippi accident at https://www.mamajustice.com/reviews/.
Our accident attorneys at MW Law – Mama Justice are here to help you through one of the most challenging times in your life. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, we believe that you should never have to worry about how you will afford to keep up with aspects like lost income your loved one has missed out on, medical bills that they incurred before their passing, and even funeral costs. You have options and should never have to stand alone. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney at (662) 262-6264 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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