Ocean Springs, MS – Jon Thomas Killed in Collision at US-90 & MLK AveMississippi Legal News
Ocean Springs, MS (April 29, 2021) – A two-vehicle crash in the town of Ocean Springs left two men dead and two others injured on Wednesday, April 28.
The site of the fatal accident was located at the intersection of US-90 and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. At around 10:37 p.m. that evening, local authorities were dispatched to the scene. Two men who were passengers in either vehicle suffered fatal injuries in the wreck.
The two deceased victims were pronounced dead at the scene. They were later identified as 36-year-old Jon Thomas and 46-year-old Rober Dominguez. According to local reports, one of the vehicles was traveling northbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue when the driver attempted to make a turn onto US-90. It was at this time that the car was struck in the driver’s side by an eastbound vehicle on the highway.
The drivers of both vehicles were transported to Ocean Springs Hospital. An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Jon Thomas and Robert Dominguez at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Intersection Crashes in Mississippi
Traveling at an intersection can be extremely dangerous, particularly when drivers fail to properly check for oncoming vehicles. The majority of collisions reported at roadway crossings involve left-hand turns, and an estimated 20% of traffic fatalities take place at intersections. National statistics show that 7 fatal crashes and 1,000 injury accidents take place daily at roadway crossings across the United States.
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.