Jackson, MS - Wrong-Way Crash on Lakeland Dr Kills Child & Two Women

Jackson, MS (August 4, 2021) – A young girl, a pregnant mother, and another woman were among the victims of a crash that occurred on Saturday morning, July 31, near a busy Mississippi shopping district.

Officials said that 33-year-old Shanarne Tonshenie Williams, who was three months pregnant, and her 6-year-old daughter were passengers in a vehicle driven by 34-year-old Michael Watson, which crashed as Watson turned out of a Flowood shopping center. Watson began traveling the wrong way down Lakeland Drive and collided with another car on the roadway.

Williams and her 6-year-old daughter were killed in the accident. Watson was transported to a local hospital via ambulance where he is still listed in critical condition. Another woman, identified as 62-year-old Paula J. Prem, who was driving the other vehicle involved also died in the wreck.

A Flowood police officer reportedly attempted to stop the vehicle for careless driving near the Dogwood Shopping Center area, but the officer did not follow Watson as he entered the road going the wrong way.

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Shanarne Tonshenie Williams, her daughter, and Paula J. Prem at this time.

Fatal Accidents in Mississippi

undefinedMississippi sees more and more fatal accidents every year throughout the state. Hundreds of lives are lost in these accidents every single year. In fact, in just one recent year’s time, over 700 individuals were killed in fatal crashes within the state of Mississippi. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye in many different areas but highways are some of the most common. The unfortunate truth is that many fatal accidents can be prevented but continue to occur due to the outright reckless acts of others. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a fatal accident. Families are urged to seek the help of an attorney that they can trust in their time of need.

Losing somebody close to you can leave you in a difficult position, which is why you should always have a Jackson car accident attorney on your side to help you along the way. As you are grieving the loss of your loved one, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one but you have many options. You should be prepared to speak with a Mississippi wrongful death attorney who can help you along the way.

At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our accident attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after you have suffered the enormous loss of a loved one. Our attorneys will stand by your side every step of the way. You may discover that you are eligible for compensation that will cover aspects like medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. If you have lost someone you love in a crash, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Jackson, MS at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how we can help you.

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