Tremont, MS (January 6, 2022) – On Wednesday afternoon, January 5, a woman was killed in a fatal truck accident on a highway in Tremont.
Mississippi Highway Patrol officials confirmed that the collision happened in the afternoon hours on I-22. A semi-truck and a passenger vehicle were traveling eastbound at the time of the crash. Though police have not yet released all information leading to the accident, they confirmed that the two vehicles were traveling in the same direction when they collided. The passenger vehicle sustained severe damages.
Paramedics and numerous other responders, including Tremont fire crews, were called to the scene to help. The driver of the passenger vehicle, identified as a 76-year-old woman from Hamilton, Alabama, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck, identified as a 25-year-old man from California, was not hurt but remained at the scene.
The roadway was blocked in several eastbound lanes of traffic for some time following the collision.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Truck Accidents in Mississippi
Truck accidents are some of the most severe accidents that happen on our roads throughout Mississippi. This is mostly due to the fact that trucks are known for being some of the largest vehicles on our roads throughout the state. In one recent year, over 2.1% of fatal accidents in Mississippi involved trucks. Hundreds of lives are lost due to these accidents every single year. Losing a loved one in a truck accident can affect your life in a variety of ways that you are not prepared to face on your own. You and your family should have the experienced help of an attorney on your side during these difficult times.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you should have the help of a Tremont truck accident lawyer on your side. 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. You may be left with questions concerning how you will hold a party liable or what deadlines you will have to meet. Several parties could be at fault for your truck accident, including the following:
• Truck drivers
• Trucking companies
• Cargo loaders
If you have lost a loved one in a truck accident, you have options. It is imperative that you speak with a Tremont wrongful death attorney in your dire time of need.
Tremont Truck Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you move forward after you have suffered the immense loss of a loved one in a truck accident. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a fatal accident on your own. Our attorneys will help you every step of the way when it comes to moving forward and receiving the compensation you deserve. Please contact an accident attorney in Tremont at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can help you.
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