Hamilton, MS (February 12, 2021) – On Thursday, February 11, a man was killed in a fatal truck accident on a highway in Hamilton.
According to Monroe County officials, the accident took place around 9 a.m. on MS-45 around the area of Hamilton Road. A man was headed south in his Hyundai when his vehicle suddenly collided with a truck for reasons that are not yet known. The driver of the Hyundai was ejected from his vehicle as a result of the forceful collision.
The Hyundai driver, identified as 21-year-old Carlos Draper, was immediately transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital. He allegedly passed away due to multiple traumatic injuries.
Police did not say if the driver of the truck was injured or not.
Mississippi Highway Patrol officials continue their investigation into the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Mississippi
Hundreds of lives are taken as a result of Mississippi accidents every year. In fact, in just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 685 people were killed in serious accidents throughout the state. These accidents involve an assortment of different vehicles but truck accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic in nature. This is due to the fact that these vehicles are usually larger than other vehicles on our roads. If you have lost a loved one in a truck accident, it is important that you have legal help moving forward.
No amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been taken in a fatal crash. However, it is true that financial compensation can help you move forward in many ways as you grieve the loss of your loved one. Dealing with the aftermath of a fatal crash might be one of the most stressful things that you and your family has ever experienced. Fortunately, you do not have to stand alone during these difficult times. If you have lost a loved one in a Mississippi truck accident, it is important that you seek immediate help when it comes to your wrongful death claim.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our dedicated accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to helping those who have lost loved ones in Mississippi accidents. You and your family should have an advocate on your side who can help you every step of the way when it comes to your case. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi as soon as possible at (662) 262-6264.
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