Starkville, MS (April 24, 2021) – On Thursday, April 22, two people were killed in a fatal crash that took place on a major roadway in Starkville.
According to officials, the accident happened on MS-25 around the area of Highway 182. The accident happened when a northbound vehicle drove into the southbound lane of traffic, causing it to strike another vehicle head-on. This led to extensive damages.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. Two people were pronounced dead at the scene. They have since been identified as 24-year-old Tabitha Snyder and 38-year-old Bonifacio Pantoja. A third person was taken to the hospital with injuries.
The accident blocked a portion of the roadway until police were able to clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Fatal collisions happen in the blink of an eye throughout the state of Mississippi every single year. These accidents take on many different forms but head-on collisions are some of the most severe. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 2% of car accidents were head-on collisions. Though this seems like a small percentage, it is important to note that approximately 10% of these accidents lead to fatalities. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal crash, you should be prepared to seek the help of an accident attorney.
Losing a loved one in a Mississippi car accident can leave you feeling helpless and alone. These devastating losses can impact your life in a variety of ways and leave you with many questions. As you grieve the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken in an accident, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, you should speak with a Mississippi wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice have dedicated our lives to helping those who have suffered traumatic losses due to fatal crashes. You may wonder how you will be able to move forward during these complex times. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how we can assist you.
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