Yazoo City, MS (March 3, 2021) – Around 8 p.m. on Friday night, February 26, one person was killed in a fatal truck accident at a facility in Yazoo City.
According to Yazoo City Police, the accident happened at J&J Bagging on Rialto Road, which is a fertilizer storage facility in the area. Workers were unloading a truck when an 18-wheeler slammed into a worker.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the facility. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Because pedestrians have no protection from harm in the midst of an accident, they are most likely to lose their lives in the event of an accident with a vehicle. In just one recent year’s time in the state of Mississippi, approximately 47 people were killed in pedestrian accidents. These accidents can widely be prevented when drivers pay close attention to the roads around them. If you have lost somebody that you love in a pedestrian accident, it is important that you seek the help of a dedicated legal advocate.
It is true that no amount of money can bring back someone whose life has been lost in a Mississippi pedestrian accident. However, it can help you move forward on a financial level so that you do not have to focus on the stressful aftermath of an accident and how you will afford to pay the bills. You have every right to take time to grieve the loss of your loved one. If you have suffered the loss of someone you love, you should be prepared to speak with a Mississippi wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our Mississippi accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you after you have lost somebody closest to you in a preventable accident. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a pedestrian accident that has caused a fatality. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that you receive the justice and compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Our attorneys are here to assist you every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information on your options moving forward.
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Disclaimer: We, at MW Law Firm - Mama Justice, have worked hard to become valued members of the Northern Mississippi business community. We write these posts to bring awareness to the dangers of driving in hopes that our fellow community members will use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle. The information in this post is not intended to be medical or legal advice. The photographs pictures used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.