Biloxi, MS – Woman Killed in Pedestrian Accident on US-90Mississippi Legal News
Biloxi, MS (June 7, 2021) – On Monday, June 7, a woman was killed after being hit by an oncoming vehicle while crossing a highway in Biloxi.
The woman and her daughter were reportedly traveling on US-90 at the time of the deadly pedestrian accident. The pair were headed to the beach when the woman was hit at around 7:43 a.m. at the 1100 block of US-90. The daughter had reached the median and was not injured in the impact.
The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with responding officials. The injured pedestrian was taken to a nearby medical facility where she later succumbed to her injuries. The identity of the deceased victims has not been revealed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly pedestrian accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Crashes in Biloxi Mississippi
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable roadway travelers, and pedestrian accidents are over-represented in national roadway fatalities. In 2018, there were 5,977 reported deadly crashes involving victims traveling on foot, meaning that a pedestrian was killed roughly every 88 minutes on average. Mississippi has one of the highest pedestrian fatality rates in the nation.
When the negligence of another person results in the loss of a loved one, it is natural that surviving family members would want to seek justice. A Mississippi wrongful death lawsuit could give them the financial compensation needed to cover funeral expenses and burial costs, medical expenses, mental suffering, and other damages related to a deadly accident. Mississippi wrongful death claims involve many complicated laws, including strict statutes of limitations and rules regarding who can file, so it helps to have the help of a qualified legal team on your side.
When you have lost a loved one in an accident that should never have happened, you need to speak with a Mississippi fatal accident lawyer immediately to discuss your options for compensation. Germany Law Firm PLLC knows that no amount of money in the world can truly be enough to compensate for the loss of a loved one. If you have recently lost a family member in a sudden crash, call us today at (601) 487-0555 to see how we can help.
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Disclaimer: At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we provide the information found in these accident reports as a resource for families who have been in similar situations and to raise awareness about the dangers of driving. We would also like to honor the victims who have been injured or lost their life as a result of a Mississippi accident and hope that the information reported will help prevent future accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.