Meridian, MS – Calvin Hampton Killed in Semi-Truck Crash on MS-19Mississippi Legal News
Meridian, MS (October 23, 2020) – On Wednesday, October 21, a Southeast Lauderdale High School football coach was killed in a deadly 18-wheeler accident in Lauderdale County.
The deceased victim was identified as Calvin Hampton. Hampton was reportedly traveling on MS-19 near Merdian at the time of the crash. He was struck by a semi-truck at around 1 p.m. that afternoon near the intersection of Long Creek Road.
Hampton sustained fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead. The cause of the accident has not been reported at this time. No further information on the deadly accident has been provided.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Calvin Hampton at this time.
Deadly Semi-Truck Crashes in Mississippi
Large commercial trucks are capable of inflicting life-threatening injuries in the event of a collision. More than 5,000 passenger-vehicle occupants are killed annually in commercial truck crashes across the country. Nearly 70% of goods in the United States are transported by truck, there are more than 220 million licensed truck drivers on the roads nationwide. More than one-third of deadly trucking accidents occurred in the evening.
Mississippi wrongful death lawsuits are intended to compensate surviving family members when the negligent actions of another party cause the death of a loved one. Just because the victim died, that does not mean that the at-fault party should be off the hook. The defendant must instead pay compensation to the family members of the deceased after a deadly Mississippi 18-wheeler crash. This can only be accomplished by partnering with a law firm with years of experience helping victims pursue wrongful death claims.
Bringing a lawsuit is probably the last thing on your mind after losing a family member, but you do not have to pursue a claim on your own. https://bobgermanylaw.com/ understands that no amount of compensation will bring back a loved one. Our legal team will fight to make sure that you recover the compensation you deserve after losing a loved one. Call us today at (601) 487-0555 to discuss your case with a Mississippi wrongful death attorney.
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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.