Oxford, MS (March 5, 2021) – On Thursday, March 4, a fatal truck accident occurred at an intersection in Oxford.
According to the Oxford Police Department, the collision happened at the intersection of US-278 and F.D. Buddy Parkway. For reasons that are not yet fully known, a Volkswagen Jetta and a Panola County garbage truck collided with one another.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The driver of the Jetta, identified as John Ellington, was pronounced dead at the scene. A female juvenile inside the vehicle was also pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital. A male juvenile is in critical condition at this time.
The driver of the garbage truck was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Mississippi
Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that they are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm than in any other type of accident. Approximately 90% of truck accidents in one recent year took place due to driver error, which means that drivers are expected to follow precautions on our roads so that these accidents can be prevented. The unfortunate truth is that many victims lose their lives in truck accidents every year in Mississippi. If you have lost somebody that you love in a truck accident, you should seek the immediate help of an accident attorney.
The aftermath of a fatal crash can have a huge impact on the lives of families. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you during these difficult times. Speaking with a Mississippi truck accident attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make when it comes to your claim, especially if you have lost somebody closest to you. You should always seek immediate help during these challenging times. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in truck accidents at www.mamajustice.com.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our dedicated and compassionate accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to assisting those who have lost loved ones in truck accidents. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on both emotional and financial levels after you have lost someone close to you in an accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward justice and compensation for a variety of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 to find out how we can help you.
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