Tupelo, MS (March 7, 2021) – Around 2 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, March 6, a man was killed in a fatal crash that took place on a Tupelo highway.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the accident took place in the eastbound lanes of I-22 around the area of the Belden exit. Two cars initially collided, which caused them to strike a tow truck with a car attached to the back of it.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene. One person, identified as 69-year-old Johnny Baughman, was pronounced dead at the scene. It is not known if anybody was injured.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
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.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Hundreds of people lose their lives in fatal collisions in the state of Mississippi every year. In fact, between the years 2003 and 2012, approximately 2,560 people were killed in fatal crashes throughout Mississippi due to the negligence of others. Fatal accidents happen in the blink of an eye due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have lost somebody you love in a collision, you may be feeling helpless and alone. It is important that you seek the immediate help of an accident attorney who has handled claims like yours in the past.
Families tend to struggle to come to terms with fatal crashes throughout Mississippi every year. If you have suddenly lost a loved one in a Mississippi car accident, you may wonder where you can turn as you deal with the stressful aftermath of your case. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to keep up with a variety of bills that pile up against you. It is important that you seek the immediate help of a Mississippi wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind after you have lost a loved one.
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice have dedicated our lives to helping those who have lost loved ones in Mississippi car accidents. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after you have lost somebody closest to you in a collision. Our attorneys will help you get the justice you deserve and the compensation that you will need to recover. If you have lost somebody close to you, please contact a Mississippi accident attorney at (662) 262-6264 for the help you deserve.
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