Jackson, MS – Man Killed in Collision at West St & Mitchell AveMississippi Legal News
Jackson, MS (November 9, 2020) – A deadly collision in west Jackson on Sunday, November 8, resulted in the death of one man.
The site of the crash was reportedly located near the intersection of West Street and Mitchell Avenue. Local reports revealed that the deadly accident took place at around 10 a.m. that morning. Emergency responders were called to the site of the crash to render aid to the involved parties.
According to authorities, one vehicle struck another car before colliding with a utility pole. The male driver was transported to a nearby medical facility in critical condition, and he was later pronounced dead. The identity of the deceased victim has not been revealed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Car Accidents in Mississippi
Deadly car crashes happen daily across Mississippi, and vehicle collisions are the leading contributors to death and serious injury for the state’s residents. The state has led the nation in vehicle fatality rates nearly every year since 1999, and more than 600 people are killed in car crashes in Mississippi each year. Nearly 30% of Mississippi’s roadway fatalities involve drunk drivers, significantly higher than the national average.
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. Bobgermanylaw 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.