Ridgeland, MS – One Killed in Fatal Accident on Natchez Trace ParkwayMississippi Legal News
Ridgeland, MS (August 28, 2019) – On Sunday morning, police confirmed that one person was killed in a fatal accident that took place on the Natchez Trace Parkway.
The accident was deemed a head-on collision that took place when a vehicle had been traveling in the wrong lane of the highway.
The driver who had been traveling in the wrong lane was taken to UMMC with injuries and is expected to recover. However, the other driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The roadway was closed down in that section around 8 a.m. Travelers were not able to get through the area for some time.
At this time, police continue to investigate the circumstances leading up to the accident.
We would like to take this time to extend our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the party injured in this accident.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
In 2016 alone, statistics showed that there were approximately 690 fatalities on Mississippi roadways. After a fatal accident, many families might not know how to move forward with a claim on behalf of their loved one as they gain an understanding of how the legal system works in these cases. On top of that, wrongful death claims are to be treated with the utmost care, as they involve many complex aspects you might not be able to handle on your own. Our wrongful death attorneys in Mississippi are prepared to help you through these difficult times.
At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we have assisted many parties through one of the most challenging and stressful times in their lives and protected the rights of those who have suffered immeasurable losses at the hands of negligent parties. If a loved one has been taken from you prematurely in a fatal accident, do not hesitate to reach out to a compassionate attorney who will assist you every step of the way in regards to your claim. Please contact us for more information at (601) 487-0555.
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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.