Jackson, MS (November 6, 2021) – On Friday morning, November 5, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred on a highway in Jackson.
According to Jackson Police, the accident happened on I-55 around the exit for Beasley Road and Adkins Boulevard. A pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was walking in the area when they were struck by a passenger vehicle due to unknown reasons. It is believed that the driver remained at the scene of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to their injuries. It is not believed that any other parties were hurt.
The roadway was blocked on the highway in the area of the exit for a period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents in Mississippi but, when they do, they tend to lead to some of the most extensive harm. These accidents lead to some of the most extensive harm on our roads. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. They are likely to become seriously injured or even killed in an accident. In one year’s time in Mississippi, hundreds of pedestrians are killed due to serious pedestrian accidents. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to one of these accidents, you have options and should seek the dedicated help of an attorney.
Pedestrians are known for being the most at-risk parties on our roads. Because of this, they are more likely to lose their lives than anyone in the event of an accident. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. The loss of a loved one can leave you feeling alone and confused. It can also leave you with a variety of questions that you are unable to answer on your own. Because of this, you should seek the help of a Jackson wrongful death attorney that you can rely on.
Our accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you move forward after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal pedestrian accident. We understand how overwhelming these accidents can be both emotionally and financially. If you have suffered from these extensive losses, you have rights and options as you move forward. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. These include medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Jackson at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how we can assist you.
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