Coldwater, MS (September 23, 2020) – According to the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office, 39-year-old Jeremy Moss was killed in a fatal truck accident in Coldwater.
Though few details have been released, police confirmed that he was traveling southbound on I-55 when his vehicle and an 18-wheeler became involved in a head-on collision with severe damages.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the collision. Moss was the only person pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. It is not known if any other parties were injured.
The roadway was blocked in the area, which led to extensive delays for an extended period of time.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol continues its investigation into the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Truck Accidents in Mississippi
Truck accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents on our roads due to the fact that truck drivers are known for being some of the safest drivers on our roads. According to recent statistics taken over the past few years, approximately 90% of truck accidents occur due to human error and others happen due to mechanical defects and other related reasons. Some of the common reasons for these accidents include drowsy driving, distractions, speeding, and merging-related issues. Truck accidents are highly preventable but continue to occur due to the negligence of others. If you have lost a loved one in a truck accident, you have options.
Truck accidents are highly preventable. On top of that, most people assume that a truck driver is always to blame for these accidents even though this is far from the truth. There are many types of parties who could be liable for a truck accident including the trucking company, manufacturer, cargo loader, and more. If you have lost somebody you love in a Mississippi truck accident, it is essential that you have the help of a skilled attorney by your side. A compassionate and resourceful wrongful death attorney will assist you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system and work toward justice and compensation.
The aftermath of a truck accident might be one of the most horrific and life-altering things that you have ever endured, which is why our accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you. We believe that you should never be liable for the harm that another party has caused you, especially if you have lost a loved one. As you grieve, our attorneys will stand by your side so that you obtain the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Our attorneys are here for you every step of the way. Please contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information on your legal options.
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