Decatur, MS (January 25, 2021) – This past week, one person was killed and several were injured in a fatal collision in Decatur.
According to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, the accident took place when two vehicles collided on McKee Road. One vehicle was traveling east and the other was traveling west at the time.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident. An 18-year-old female inside one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene. A mother and her 7-year-old daughter in the other vehicle were seriously injured and airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Every year, hundreds of lives are lost as a result of fatal accidents in the state of Mississippi. In one recent year’s time, it is estimated that over 685 people were killed in accidents throughout the state. Many fatal collisions happen due to reasons including driver distractions, speeding, intoxication, and more. If you have lost someone you love in an accident, you may be feeling lost and alone about your options moving forward.
No amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been taken from you in the event of a Mississippi car accident. However, financial compensation can help you move forward in many other ways so that you do not have to feel stressed as you grieve the loss of your loved one. Families should never have to handle the aftermath of an accident on their own. If you have lost somebody you love as the result of an accident, you should speak with a wrongful death attorney in Mississippi as soon as possible.
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in a collision. We understand how challenging it can be to face the aftermath of a fatal crash and the impact that it can have on your life. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information on your options.
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Disclaimer: We, at MW Law Firm - Mama Justice, have worked hard to become valued members of the Northern Mississippi business community. We write these posts to bring awareness to the dangers of driving in hopes that our fellow community members will use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle. The information in this post is not intended to be medical or legal advice. The photographs used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.