De Kalb, MS (September 6, 2020) – Around 6:55 a.m. yesterday morning, September 5, one person was killed in a fatal accident in De Kalb.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the accident involved two vehicles and took place on MS-39. Police confirmed that a 2006 Chevy was traveling south on the highway when a Jeep Wrangler collided with the vehicle. Police claim that the two vehicles collided head-on for reasons that are not yet known.
The driver of the Chevy was identified as 35-year-old Janan Rush, who was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the Jeep was identified as 27-year-old Braxton Wille, who was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.
The roadway was blocked in multiple lanes as police worked to clear the scene.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Hundreds of people are killed in fatal car accidents in the state of Mississippi every year. In just one recent year, approximately 685 people were killed in Mississippi car accidents. According to statistics, this means that 22 people out of every 100,000 will be killed in these accidents throughout the state. Losing a loved one in a fatal accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. This is especially true when you are suddenly faced with the reality of bills that continue to pile up as you grieve your losses.
Head-on collisions are some of the most horrific accidents that occur on our roads. In just one year’s time, approximately 2% of accidents are head-on collisions. Though this can seem like a low percentage, it is important to note that most head-on collisions lead to serious injuries or fatalities. It is not always easy to navigate the legal system on your own, especially if you have never faced it in the past. Many families struggle to come to terms with an accident that has caused a family harm. You should never have to worry about a variety of bills that continue to add up after a loved one has been taken from you by a negligent party. It is important that you speak with a skilled Mississippi wrongful death attorney in your desperate time of need.
Our personal injury attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to assist you and your family after you have lost a loved one in an accident. No amount of money can bring back somebody you love and make it all better, but receiving compensation for your losses can ensure that you are not pushed into a challenging position financially. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward obtaining compensation for a wide array of losses such as medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact our firm to find out what options are available for you at (662) 262-6264.
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Disclaimer: We, at MW Law Firm - Mama Justice, have worked hard to become valued members of the Northern Mississippi business community. We write these posts to bring awareness to the dangers of driving in hopes that our fellow community members will use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle. The information in this post is not intended to be medical or legal advice. The photographs used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.