Raymond, MS (April 17, 2021) – Around 6 a.m. on Saturday morning, April 17, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident on a Raymond highway.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the collision happened on MS-18 near the area of the Raymond High School. A man, identified as 30-year-old Andre Higgins, was standing outside his vehicle alongside the roadway when it became disabled. While he was outside the vehicle, he was struck by a Ram pickup truck traveling through the area.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. Higgins was pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries.
The driver of the pickup truck, as well as their passenger, were not injured. The driver remained at the scene to cooperate with the police.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm. In 2011, it is estimated that approximately 47 pedestrians were killed as a result of accidents throughout the state of Mississippi. Losing somebody you love in a fatal crash can impact your life in a variety of ways. If you have lost a loved one due to a pedestrian accident, it is crucial that you have the help of an attorney in your time of need.
It is true that no amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been lost in a pedestrian accident. Nobody is ever fully prepared to lose somebody they love in a Mississippi pedestrian accident, as well as handling the bills that pile up against them. Suffering the loss of a loved one can be a difficult thing to experience, leaving you with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. You should always be prepared to speak with a Mississippi wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents at www.mamajustice.com.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our accident attorneys are here for you after you have lost someone closest to you in an accident. We understand that fatal pedestrian accidents can be incredibly overwhelming and life-altering. Losing somebody closest to you can impact your life in a variety of ways. If you have suffered these losses, you should never stand alone. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 to find out what options are available for you.
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