Oxford, MS (June 8, 2021) – At 1:10 p.m. on the afternoon of Monday, June 7, a woman was killed in a pedestrian accident in Oxford.
According to the Oxford Police Department, the accident took place on South Lamar Boulevard around the area of the local Marathon gas station. An adult female was walking in the area when she was suddenly struck by a vehicle that was traveling through the parking lot.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The woman, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The area was blocked for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident, which means that they are likely to become seriously injured or even killed in an accident. Every year, handfuls of victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents throughout the state of Mississippi. In 2011 alone, it was reported that approximately 47 pedestrians were killed as a result of fatal accidents within the state. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident, you should seek the immediate help of an accident attorney.
No amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been lost in a pedestrian accident. However, it can help you move forward with your claim. As you grieve the loss of a loved one taken too soon in a pedestrian accident, you may wonder how you will grieve the loss of your loved one. Pedestrian accidents can turn your life upside-down in the blink of an eye. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, you should always speak with a Mississippi wrongful death attorney that you can trust.
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelming a fatal pedestrian accident can be and offer our resources in your time of need. Losing a loved one is an event that you do not want to face on your own. We will help you navigate the legal system as you work toward results. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how we can help you.
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