Jackson, MS – Demontre Beard & Ordley Johnson Killed in Car Crash on Forest AveMississippi Legal News
Jackson, MS (April 20, 2020) – A single-vehicle crash tragically claimed the lives of two people early Sunday morning, April 19th, in Jackson. According to officials, the double fatal accident took place at around 2:00 a.m. in the 3200 block of Forest Avenue.
Officials said that Demontre Beard, 27, was operating a vehicle with one passenger, identified as Ordley Johnson, 40, when the vehicle left the roadway and hit a tree. Both Beard and Johnson were ejected from the vehicle due to the impact of the crash.
Police officials and paramedics responded to the scene where they tragically pronounced both victims deceased. The official cause of the accident is under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of both Demontre Beard and Ordley Johnson at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Mississippi
During the year 2015, coast-to-coast statistics presented figures which showed that over 40,200 people died following various collisions all across the United States. Sorrowfully, car accidents in Mississippi, like anywhere else, are recurrently catastrophic. This is particularly true when a severely negligent motorist is involved. Behaviors such as distracted, intoxicated, or drowsy driving tend to increase the degree of injury, and it is terribly important for victims to hold negligent parties liable for their actions.
At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, our dedicated Mississippi accident attorneys are vigilant about fighting on behalf of those who have unfairly suffered because of the actions of others. We have a long history of working for the fellow citizens of Mississippi, and we firmly believe that those who carelessly cause the injuries or deaths of other people should be held accountable for their actions. If you have suffered because of a car accident in Mississippi, please don’t hesitate to contact our Mississippi law office today at (601) 487-0555 for more information.
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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.