Sumrall, MS (January 15, 2021) – Around 4:20 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, January 13, a fatal collision occurred at an intersection in Sumrall.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the accident happened at the intersection of MS-44 and Foster Road. A Nissan Altima was headed through the intersection at the same time as a gas truck, causing them to collide with one another.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the collision. The driver of the Nissan, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Traffic was impacted in the area of the intersection for an hour as police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Hundreds of people are killed in fatal collisions in Mississippi every single year. In just one recent year, statistics showed that approximately 685 people were killed as a result of these accidents. These accidents happen due to many different reasons such as driver distractions, drunk driving, speeding, fatigued driving, and more. If you have lost someone that you love in an accident, it is important that you seek the immediate help of an accident attorney in your time of need.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a fatal collision on their own. However, this is the reality that hundreds of families face every single year. If you have lost a loved one due to an accident, it is important that you seek the immediate assistance of a Mississippi wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind. An attorney will be able to answer any questions that you have regarding deadlines you will have to meet, evidence that is necessary in your claim, and more. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in Mississippi at www.mamajustice.com.
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in Mississippi car accidents. We understand how traumatic a collision can be and offer our assistance to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information on your legal options moving forward.
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