Puckett, MS (May 8, 2022) – According to police, one person was killed in a fatal truck crash that took place on a major roadway in Puckett.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the accident happened Friday afternoon, May 6th, at around 1:30 p.m. on MS-13. Police claim that a 2006 Nissan Armada was traveling in the area when it was suddenly struck by a utility truck that was traveling north. One of the vehicles immediately caught on fire after they collided, which led to extensive damage.
Many local responders, including paramedics and Puckett fire officials, were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Armada, identified as 21-year-old Jaden Gibson, was severely injured in the accident. He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Nobody else was hurt as a result of the collision.
The roadway was temporarily blocked in the area for a period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Jaden Gibson at this time.
Truck Accidents in Mississippi
Truck accidents are known for being some of the most dangerous accidents on our roads in Mississippi. They can be incredibly difficult to recover from when they lead to injuries and sometimes even lead to the death of those involved. Mississippi experiences a little over 2% of the total large truck-related accidents that happen in the United States every single year. In 2017, it was actually reported that 112 fatalities stemmed from truck accidents in Mississippi. There are countless trucks that navigate our roads every day in Mississippi, which means that a truck crash could occur in the blink of an eye. If you have lost someone you love in one of these accidents, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
Truck accident claims can be incredibly complex, especially if they have led to a fatality. Families are urged to speak with a Puckett truck accident attorney as soon as possible after one of these fatal accidents. You deserve a successful outcome when it comes to your truck accident claim. Many different parties could be held liable for a truck accident in Mississippi, including some of the following:
- Truck drivers
- Large trucking companies
- Manufacturers of truck parts
- Cargo loaders
Speaking with a knowledgeable Puckett wrongful death attorney is important following a truck accident that led to a fatality.
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, we have aggressively fought to help those who have lost loved ones in fatal collisions. Our knowledgeable lawyers are here for you every step of the way when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim. We will closely study everything that happened leading up to your claim so that we can gain a better understanding of your claim. This can help us achieve the best results for you as you move forward. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Puckett at (888) 484-1476 to find out how our attorneys can assist you at this time.
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