Jackson, MS – Pedestrian Struck & Killed on US Hwy 80 Near University BlvdMississippi Legal News
Jackson, MS (June 24, 2020) – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a motor vehicle in the city of Jackson, according to authorities. The fatal accident was reported at around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, June 23rd.
According to officials with the Jackson Police Department, an unidentified man was walking along U.S. Highway 80 near University Boulevard when he was hit by a vehicle. Authorities arrived at the scene where they pronounced the victim deceased in the roadway.
The driver of the vehicle involved remained at the scene but no further details were reported. The events that led to this incident remain under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
According to reported figures, 88 pedestrians were struck and killed by various motor vehicles throughout the state of Mississippi in 2018. Pedestrian accidents in Mississippi are often fatal, especially when a speeding vehicle or reckless driver is involved. Many people fall victim to a wrongful death at the hands of a negligent party each and every day, and it is extremely important for loved ones to understand their rights, moving forward.
At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, our devoted Mississippi accident attorneys have built their careers fighting on behalf of those who have suffered due to the actions of other people. We have a strong record of working for the fellow citizens of Mississippi, and we believe that those who recklessly cause the injuries or deaths of innocent people should be held liable for their behavior. If you have suffered because of a pedestrian accident in Mississippi, please don’t hesitate to contact a Mississippi pedestrian accident attorney 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.