Jackson, MS – Pedestrian Fatally Struck on I-55 Near Meadowbrook RdMississippi Legal News
Jackson, MS (November 06, 2021) – An official from the Jackson Police Department said a man was struck by a car as he was crossing the road on Friday, November 6th.
The accident took place on Interstate 55 at Exit 99 in the area of Meadowbrook Road at about 12:00 a.m. when a truck exiting the interstate struck the pedestrian, who died at the scene.
The victim’s identity has not been released pending family notification.
The driver waited for police at the scene and has cooperated with investigators.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Fatalities in Mississippi
Numerous safety laws exist that are meant to protect pedestrians as they cross or walk alongside roadways. Traffic devices, such as lighted “walk” and “don’t walk” signals are also designed with pedestrian safety in mind. Unfortunately, Mississippi still has one of the highest pedestrian accident rates in the country.
Drivers are normally at fault where pedestrian accidents are concerned, but pedestrians still have an obligation to exercise care when they are around vehicles. If you were injured or lost a loved one due to a pedestrian accident, our Mississippi pedestrian accident attorneys can help you collect the maximum amount of financial compensation for your claim.
Jackson Personal Injury Lawyers
After forty years of practicing law, our Jackson personal injury attorneys have plenty of experience in working with every kind of personal injury accident and understand what it takes to win your claim. Our firm’s attorneys have worked hard to earn their exceptional performance histories, impressive case win/loss ratios, and outstanding reputations.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, the Jackson car accident lawyers at Germany Law Firm, PLLC are ready to safeguard your rights. We have the ability and the experience you need to secure the financial compensation you and your family deserve
If you were injured by the carelessness or negligence of another person, then we urge you have your claim evaluated. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Mississippi. Call our law offices at (601) 487-0555 to schedule an appointment with our
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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.