Meridian, MS (September 6, 2021) – A young child has lost their life following a motor vehicle accident in the Marion area on Saturday. On September 4, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Old Country Club Road.
Reports from the Meridian Police Department show that an SUV driven by a 17-year-old T-boned a second vehicle on Old Country Club Road at the intersection of Highway 39.
The impact of the crash caused the car to roll over several times. A 5-year-old inside the car was fatally injured. Authorities arrived at the scene and pronounced the victim deceased. A second child inside the car was airlifted to a local hospital in critical condition. The driver of the car, identified as the children’s mother, was transported to a hospital in Meridian for care.
At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Mississippi
There are few things more upsetting than losing loved ones in vehicle collisions as a result of another motorist’s negligence. Unfortunately, this is the fate for countless people across the state of Mississippi each year. There are many instances where people are killed in various types of motor vehicle accidents due to drivers engaging in reckless behaviors, speeding, driving under the influence, and more. In fact, statistics show that driver error is the cause of nearly 80% of accidents throughout the entire nation.
In some cases, people may be entitled to compensation from those at fault to help cover the costs of medical treatment and various other expenses they face moving forward. Reaching out to a car accident attorney in Mississippi can greatly increase your chances of getting the justice and compensation you need and deserve.
Meridian Wrongful Death Lawyers
The Meridian personal injury attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice have over 40-years of experience helping bereaved families get the justice they deserve after losing loved ones in preventable collisions. Our attorneys provide responsive and effective legal guidance to our clients that ensure they are able to hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. We strive to help families get the compensation they need to cover the costs they face moving forward.
Our strategic approach to represent our clients has enabled us to help thousands of families maximize their recoveries after losing loved ones in accidents. We firmly believe that families deserve to recover and we stop at nothing to ensure our clients are able to move forward and reach their goals.
If your loved one has lost their life in an accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Meridian at (662) 262-6264 to see how we can help you. Our legal team is available to help those harmed maximize their recoveries and get the justice and compensation they deserve from those who cause them harm.
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Disclaimer: We, at Mama Justice – MW Law Firm, 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 used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.