Hinds Co, MS – UPDATE: Jacob Newell Killed in Crash on Lebanon Pine Grove RdMississippi Legal News
Hinds Co, MS (November 24, 2020) – The identity of the passenger killed in a single-vehicle collision in Hinds County on Saturday night, November 21, has been identified by local authorities.
Local reports revealed that 29-year-old Jacob Newell was traveling in a Toyota at the time of the accident. The car was reportedly traveling on Lebanon Pine Grove Road when the vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons. The car crashed into a wooded area near the road.
Newell sustained fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. At this time, the cause of the crash is still unknown. It is unknown if any other injuries were reported.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is currently underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Jacob Newell at this time.
Deadly Car Accidents in Mississippi
Deadly vehicle collisions happen daily across Mississippi. Hundreds of state residents are killed annually in car accidents, and Mississippi has continually led the nation in vehicle fatality rates. In fact, the state has ranked number one for deadly crash rates for all but three years since 1999, making Mississippi one of the most dangerous states in the country to drive a car. An estimated 22% of Mississippi drivers fail to wear seatbelts while traveling in a motor vehicle.
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.