Holly Springs, MS (January 10, 2021) - A woman was killed following a two-vehicle collision in Holly Springs on Saturday night, January 9.
Reports from the Mississippi Highway Patrol revealed that the accident occurred on Interstate 22 near mile marker 21. The accident reportedly took place at around 7:56 p.m. that evening. A man was reportedly traveling eastbound on the highway when he collided with a stopped pickup truck.
The driver of the stopped pickup sustained fatal injuries in the crash. The deceased victim was identified as 24-year-old Davielle Irwin of Holly Springs. No further information on the deadly accident is currently available.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is currently underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Davielle Irwin at this time.
Deadly Rear-End Accidents in Mississippi
Rear-end crashes are the most commonly reported type of accident in the United States. National statistics reveal that nearly 29% of reported collisions are rear-endings, contributing to over 1.7 million car accidents each year. These accidents contribute to over 1,700 fatalities and 500,000 sustained injuries. These accidents are often caused by reckless or inattentive drivers who fail to pay attention to their surroundings.
A wrongful death lawsuit can be brought by a family member when a loved one has died due to the negligent behavior of another person. There are many potential situations that may warrant a wrongful death suit in Mississippi, including a car accident, medical malpractice, or even nursing home negligence. Mississippi state law allows a victim’s family or estate to recover compensation in the event of a wrongful death in order to recover from damages resulting from the loss of a loved one.
If you believe that your loved one’s death may have been caused by another person’s negligence, you need to consult with an experienced Mississippi wrongful death attorney. MW Law Firm - Mama Justice will make sure that your interests and legal rights are protected through every step of the legal process, and our years of experience means we can help you construct a strong case. Contact our offices today at (662) 262-6264 if you’ve lost a loved one in a deadly Mississippi car accident.
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