Flowood, MS (August 15, 2022) – A fatal motorcycle collision took one life on the evening of August 14. At approximately 6:30 p.m., responders were sent to the scene of the collision on US-80.
Reports show that the crash happened on US-80 near Bierdeman Road when a motorcycle was involved in a high-speed pursuit. The chase started in the Pearl area and concluded in Flowood.
Officials reported that the driver, Ryan Irwin, age 29, fled from police in a 2009 Silver Infiniti headed west on the highway. He entered an Acadamy parking lot at the corner of Flowood Drive and Airport Road before he sped back onto the roadway.
Shortly afterward, Irwin struck a motorcyclist and took his life. The deceased motorcyclist was identified as Steven Pearson, 47. Irwin was taken into police custody and is currently facing numerous charges.
Police continue to investigate the details of the collision.
Nothing further has been reported at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Mississippi Auto Accidents
In Mississippi, more motorcycle accident deaths happen than in many other states in the United States. Nearly 15 deaths are reported for every 10,000 registered motorcycles throughout Mississippi. Riders may become severely injured in auto accidents due to being totally unprotected while they ride their bikes.
When a motorcyclist is involved in a collision with a vehicle, the results are often catastrophic and devastating. Sadly, numerous motorcyclists are so severely injured that they require months or longer to fully recover. Sometimes, their injuries affect them for the rest of their lives. In worst-case scenarios, motorcyclists suffer injuries so severe that they end up losing their lives.
The aftermath of a fatal collision is often difficult and chaotic for the surviving families of crash victims. Both motorcycle crash claims and wrongful death claims can be confusing. This is why hiring a wrongful death lawyer in Flowood is a smart move if you have recently lost someone you love in a severe accident.
The lawyers at Mama Justice have over 20 years of experience helping victims and their families financially recover after sustaining injuries due to the actions of negligent drivers. Our trusted legal team has worked to provide injured crash victims and their families with full and fair compensation for the damages they face.
You deserve to be able to make a full financial recovery after you’ve lost a loved one to another driver’s negligence. Our attorneys at the MW Law Firm – Mama Justice can help you pay for:
- Lost wages
- Medical care
- Funeral care
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A family should always have time to grieve without being bombarded with bills and expenses. Call our law firm at (888) 484-1476 for the help you deserve at this time.
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