Leland, MS (June 06, 2022) – Troopers from the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a fatal crash between a passenger vehicle and a motorcycle on Sunday, May 29th on Highway 454 in Washington County, just outside of Leland.
State police were able to identify the deceased as 46-year-old Arkansas resident Benjamin Crossett. According to sources, Crossett’s 2018 Harley Davidson FLHXS and another vehicle collided with one another.
The victim was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Whether or not anyone else was harmed during the incident was not immediately known.
The crash is under active police review.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Benjamin Crossett, at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Mississippi
In recent years, Mississippi rated as the leading state for motorcycle fatalities in the entire United States. Roughly 14.57 deaths take place for every 10,000 registered motorcycles statewide. Due to the fact that riders have very little protection if they are involved in an accident, drivers are obligated to pay attention to their surroundings at all times.
Anytime a motorcyclist is struck by a truck, car, or any other kind of vehicle on our roadways, the results are often catastrophic. In addition to the fact that many motorcyclists sustain serious injuries that take decades to heal, others have their lives cut short in the blink of an eye. Facing the repercussions of a deadly motorcycle crash is chaotic for surviving family members.
Both motorcycle accident and wrongful death claims are complicated, it is for this reason that these claims should never be dealt with without legal representation, making it vital that you have the assistance of a Mississippi motorcycle accident attorney on your side.
A motorcycle accident can occur in mere seconds when a driver does not see a bike until it is too late. This is why our lawyers at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice will stand by your side and help you in your time of need. Our lawyers have handled multiple kinds of motorcycle accident cases in the past. We can help you recover damages for things such as:
- Medical costs your loved one incurred prior to their death
- Lost earnings due to time away from work
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial costs/Cremation costs
A family should have time to grieve without worrying about the bills that keep piling up. We are here to help you at this time. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Crystal Springs at (888) 484-1476 for the help you deserve at this time.
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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 used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.