Brandon, MS (February 27, 2021) – Around 7 p.m. on Friday night, February 26, a woman was killed in a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident on a Brandon roadway.
Rankin County officials confirmed that the accident took place on Old Fannin Road. At the time, a woman was headed south in the northbound bike lane. She was walking in the area when a vehicle suddenly struck her.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the area. The woman was transported to the hospital with serious injuries but was pronounced dead while there.
The roadway was blocked in the area following the collision.
The circumstances leading up to the accident remain under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Hundreds of pedestrian accidents occur every year in the state of Mississippi. Because of the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm on our roads, they are more likely to be seriously injured or even killed in these accidents. In 2011, it was reported that approximately 47 people were killed in pedestrian accidents throughout the state of Mississippi. If you have lost somebody you love in a Mississippi pedestrian accident, it is important that you speak with an accident attorney.
No amount of money can bring back somebody you love whose life has been taken in an accident. However, as you grieve the loss of your loved one, financial compensation can help you move forward on many other levels. Nobody should ever have to worry about how they will keep up with the bills after they have lost a loved one. You should always have the help of a Mississippi pedestrian accident attorney by your side during these difficult times. An attorney will be able to assist you every step of the way when it comes to your Mississippi wrongful death claim.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our dedicated accident attorneys have diligently assisted those injured or killed in pedestrian accidents throughout Mississippi. We understand how devastating it can be to lose someone you love in a pedestrian accident, which is why we will stand by your side every step of the way. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a variety of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 to find out how we can help you.
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