Jackson, MS – One Fatally Struck at Canary Pl & Hickory DrMississippi Legal News
Jackson, MS (November 6, 2020) – One person was killed after being struck by a motor vehicle in a local Jackson neighborhood on Wednesday, November 4.
The site of the deadly pedestrian crash was reportedly located near the intersection of Canary Place and Hickory Drive. At around 12:30 p.m., the child was hit by an out-of-control vehicle. The injured pedestrian was transported to a nearby medical facility where they were later pronounced dead.
At this time, the cause of the crash has not been reported. The identity of the deceased victim has been withheld at this time. No further information on the crash has been reported.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Pedestrians are much more vulnerable to suffering from life-threatening injuries in the event of a crash. Statistics show that pedestrians are nearly 1.5 times more likely to be killed in the event of a crash compared to someone traveling in a passenger car. There were 5,977 pedestrians reportedly killed across the United States in 2017. That year, a pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes on 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. 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.