Brandon, MS (October 16, 2022) – A woman lost her life in a fatal DUI crash reported in Brandon. She was identified as 61-year-old Beverly Luckett, of Canton.
The incident happened on Old Highway 47 near Brandon. Information from police states that Luckett lost her life in a fatal head-on crash with a pickup truck late on Friday, October 14. Police stated that the driver of the pickup, age 17, was intoxicated at the time of the crash.
Reports concerning the accident state that the teenage pickup driver smelled of alcohol at the crash site, as well as the passenger present in the truck at the time. The teen blew a .131 on a breathalyzer test.
Deputies report that any alcohol detected in the system of a juvenile above .02 is considered a DUI. Police in Brandon continue to investigate the details of the accident.
Nothing further has been reported concerning the nature of the wreck at this time. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
Mississippi Vehicle Accidents
In 2021, fatal collisions rose by around 20% in Mississippi. Each year, hundreds of people lose their lives in fatal auto accidents in Mississippi. Auto wrecks can usually be prevented, however, they continue to happen mostly due to the actions of negligent drivers. Unfortunately, the reality remains that reckless drivers cause fatal accidents. Families are left to deal with the harsh reality that they lost their loved one due to driver negligence. If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal collision, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
You may wonder where you can turn for help when you are under the impression that you lost a loved one in an accident caused by a negligent driver. Having the help of a car crash attorney can help ensure that your legal rights are protected and exercised and that you’re able to get the financial compensation you deserve. Compensation can help you pay for the losses you face in relation to your loved one’s accident. You deserve all the help you can get during this difficult time. You may be facing financial problems due to the costs related to funeral care and outstanding medical bills, among other expenses.
You have legal options and should never feel alone in the aftermath of a loved one’s passing, especially when you know it was caused by a negligent driver. It is imperative that you speak with a Brandon wrongful death attorney in your dire time of need.
At Mama Justice, our attorneys are here for you after you have lost a loved one in a car wreck. We will be by your side every step of the way while you undergo the complicated process related to filing a wrongful death claim. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
We are here for you if you have lost somebody you love in an accident. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Brandon at (888) 484-1476 to find out how we can help you at this time.
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