Lee Co, MS – Teen Killed, Another Injured in ATV Accident on Co Rd 1682Mississippi Legal News
Lee Co, MS (July 28, 2021) – On Tuesday, July 27, an accident in Lee County involving an all-terrain vehicle resulted in a fatality.
Officials from the Lee County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the site of the deadly crash on County Road 1682. According to initial reports, two young males, ages 16 and 15, were riding a four-wheeler on the roadway. The vehicle purportedly left the roadway where it collided with a tree.
The 16-year-old rider suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. According to local sources, the deceased victims sustained significant head trauma in the crash. The other passenger was taken to North Mississippi Medical Center for the treatment of sustained injuries. The injured party was reportedly conscious during transport. The identities of the involved parties have been withheld.
No further updates on the accident have been provided. An ongoing crash investigation is being handled by local law enforcement officials, and additional information will be supplied as the inquiry develops.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal ATV Crashes in Mississippi
It is possible that driving ATVs on public roadways can end in dangerous results. These vehicles are authorized to travel on city streets despite the fact that they were not designed to do so, and it is common to see UTVs on Mississippi roads. The fact that ATVs are significantly smaller than automobiles and other vehicles means that their riders have minimal protection if they are engaged in a car crash.
These and other reasons are why ATV accidents frequently result in fatalities or serious injuries that need medical treatment. Following a deadly accident, surviving family members should consult a qualified wrongful death attorney to discuss compensation for damages associated with the incident.
Mississippi wrongful death cases are designed to reimburse surviving family members when a loved one is killed as a result of the negligence of another person, such as a careless driver. Just though the victim passed away does not absolve the party that was at fault of all responsibility for their actions.
Following a fatal ATV accident, the defendant must instead compensate the surviving family members of the deceased victims. This can only be done by collaborating with a Mississippi law firm that has years of expertise assisting victims in pursuing wrongful death claims.
Launching a lawsuit is usually the last thing on your mind following the death of a family member, but you are not required to do it on your own. Germany Law Firm PLLC recognizes that no amount of compensation can bring a loved one back from the grave. Our team of personal injury lawyers in Mississippi will fight to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to following the death of a family member.
Call us at (601) 487-0555 right now to speak with a wrongful death attorney in Mississippi about your situation.
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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.