Jackson, MS – James Smith Jr. Killed in Crash on W Capitol StMississippi Legal News
Jackson, MS (April 8, 2020) – One man was tragically killed in a single-vehicle crash that took place on Tuesday night, April 7th. The fatal collision was reported at around 8:30 p.m. on West Capitol Street in the city of Jackson.
According to officials, James Smith Jr., 24, was the passenger in a car that was traveling along the roadway when the vehicle crashed. Emergency crews arrived at the scene where Smith was pronounced deceased.
The driver of the car was taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries. Investigators are currently working to determine the cause of this accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of James Smith Jr. at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in Mississippi
During the year 2015, coast-to-coast statistics showed that over 40,200 people succumbed to injuries they endured after various collisions across the U.S. Tragically, car accidents in Mississippi are frequently catastrophic. This is particularly true when a negligent driver is involved. Actions like distracted or intoxicated driving tend to upsurge the degree of injury, and it is essential for victims to hold negligent parties liable for their behavior.
At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, our dedicated 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 us 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.