Madison, MS (February 24, 2021) – On Tuesday evening around 7 p.m., February 23, a fatal hit-and-run bicycle accident occurred in Madison.
According to Madison County officials, the accident took place on Nissan Drive. Police confirmed that a vehicle was traveling through the area when it suddenly struck a bicycle. The bicyclist was immediately thrown from their bike and onto the ground.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident. The bicyclist, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle allegedly fled the scene of the accident. It is not known if police found the responsible party as of yet.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol continues its investigation into the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Mississippi
Every year, hundreds of victims are killed in bicycle accidents throughout the U.S. due to the negligence of others. In 2016 alone, it was determined that approximately 840 people were killed in bicycle accidents throughout the state of Mississippi. In the blink of an eye, a life could be taken due to a bicycle accident. Losing somebody you love due to a bicycle accident can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should have the dedicated help of an attorney.
Family members may wonder where they can turn after they have lost someone close to them in a fatal bicycle accident. These accidents tend to be incredibly catastrophic due to the fact that they involve some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. If you have lost somebody closest to you, you may be faced with the reality that you cannot afford to pay for the bills that pile up against you. This can be especially difficult if you are grieving your losses. If you have lost somebody in an accident, please contact a Mississippi wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Our Mississippi accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you after you have lost someone in a bicycle accident. We will help you protect your rights after a collision and also assist you as you meet deadlines in your claim. If you have suffered immense losses, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that continue piling up. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information.
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