Hattiesburg, MS – One-Year-Old Killed in Head-On Collision on MS-42Mississippi Legal News
Hattiesburg, MS (March 2, 2022) – A head-on crash in the Hattiesburg area left one child dead on Monday night, February 28. The deadly accident was reported on MS-42 at around 6:20 pm.
A 42-year-old driver from Petal was driving a 2008 Ford F-150 pickup truck westbound on the highway when they crashed into a 2009 Pontiac G6 driven by a 45-year-old Emily Alvarado of Hattiesburg. A one-year-old passenger in the Pontiac suffered fatal injuries in the collision. No additional information has been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Head-On Crashes in Mississippi
In the event of a head-on collision, there is a significant risk of death. These are some of the deadliest car collisions that can happen on the road. Although head-on collisions account for only 2% of all reported car accidents, they have a death rate of up to 58% and account for more than 10% of all annual road fatalities. Distracted or inattentive drivers who stray into opposing lanes of traffic cause the majority of head-on collisions.
Wrongful death lawsuits are filed when a loved one dies as a result of another party’s negligence, with the goal of compensating the surviving family members. The victim’s death does not absolve the perpetrator of responsibility. Instead, the defendant must compensate the family members of the deceased after a fatal accident. Only an experienced Hattiesburg personal injury lawyer who has represented wrongful death victims can help you.
Wrongful Death Attorneys in Hattiesburg
After the death of a loved one, filing a lawsuit is probably the last thing on your mind. You are not, however, obligated to pursue a claim on your own. No amount of money can make up for the loss of a loved one, and Germany Law Firm PLLC understands this. After a loved one is killed in a car accident, our Hattiesburg car accident lawyers will fight to get you the compensation you deserve.
Call (601) 487-0555 today to speak with a wrongful death lawyer in Hattiesburg about your case. We will fight to hold those accountable who are responsible for a fatal accident.
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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.