Columbus, MS – Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash on Highway 45Mississippi Legal News
Columbus, MS (September 6, 2019) – The Mississippi Highway Patrol was called to the scene of a fatal two-vehicle crash that took place on Highway 45 in Columbus.
A woman from Starkville was killed in the accident. The woman has since been identified as 64-year-old Myra May. She was attempting to make a left turn when her vehicle collided with a northbound vehicle driven by 28-year-old Jenny Pinkerton.
May was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Pinkerton was taken by ambulance to the Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle with a variety of serious injuries.
At this time, police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are also with the injured party with hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Many accidents take place across Mississippi every year. A study was conducted in 2018 stating that this state is one of the deadliest when it comes to accidents, with 23 people out of 100,000 losing their lives. If you have lost someone close to you, you might be feeling confused and concerned about your case, and our wrongful death attorneys want you to know that you have many options.
At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we understand how overwhelming it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident as you and your family attempt to compensate on behalf of a loved one whose life was taken prematurely at the hands of a reckless party. These might be some of the most immeasurable losses you have ever suffered and we are here for you. Please contact us at (601) 487-0555 to find out what we can do for you.
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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.