June 6, 2022

Brookhaven, MS - Lionel Jackson Killed in Hit-&-Run on Union St

Brookhaven, MS (June 6, 2022) - A man has been arrested in connection with a deadly hit-and-run accident in Brookhaven on Friday evening, June 3. The deadly accident took place on Union Street at around 11:39 p.m. 

Local authorities were called to the scene of an accident involving a pedestrian. The victim, 41-year-old Lionel Jackson, was found lying on the roadway. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Later on Sunday night, June 5, 36-year-old Jarvis Wilson turned himself over to authorities in relation to the incident. He was charged with manslaughter and culpable negligence. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Lionel Jackson at this time.

Deadly Hit-&-Run Crashes in Mississippi

, Brookhaven, MS - Lionel Jackson Killed in Hit-&-Run on Union St, Germany Law Firm PLLCIn the United States, the number of hit-and-run accidents has reached all-time highs. In 2015, there were over 737,100 hit-and-run incidents reported across the country. This indicates that on average, one occurred every 43 seconds. The number of verified hit-and-run deaths in 2016 was 2,149, the highest amount ever reported.

The death of a family member too soon is a dreadful experience. It's much worse when it's the result of someone else's irresponsibility. Victims are frequently left wondering how to continue their lives while also dealing with the added costs that come with a fatal event. To cover funeral and burial costs, you may be able to file a wrongful death case against the individual who caused your loved one's death. Because wrongful death cases are difficult to prosecute, you need to choose a Mississippi wrongful death attorney who has the necessary experience.

When a loved one is tragically killed in an unexpected accident, you should call a Brookhaven wrongful death lawyer right away to explore your legal options, and make sure that your attorney has the necessary experience. The Germany Law Firm PLLC understands that no amount of money can ever make up for the loss of a loved one, but we also understand how rapidly expenditures may accumulate following a wrongful death.

If a family member has just died in a car accident, please contact us at (601) 487-0555 to see how we may assist.

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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.

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