Walnut, MS – Driver Killed in Bus Rollover Accident on Highway 72Mississippi Legal News
Walnut, MS (September 10, 2019) – This morning, a bus rollover accident took place in Walnut, Mississippi when a bus driver went off the roadway, causing their bus to roll.
According to police, the bus driver was killed at the scene of the accident and four students were seriously injured and taken to a Tennessee hospital.
The bus went off the side of Highway 72 this morning, where it rolled over several times. Police are not sure of the circumstances that caused the accident.
Police have since confirmed that the driver was transporting students for the Benton County School District. The crash happened at the beginning of the bus route.
Eight children were injured in total, between the ages of 7-13.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
Our sincere condolences are with the family and friends of the victims in this accident.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Mississippi has been rated the deadliest state in the U.S. in 2018. Rates showed us that approximately 31 out of 100,000 people lost their lives in these serious accidents due to the negligence of others. Though many of these accidents involve passenger vehicles, others involve buses, trucks, and more. If you have lost somebody you love in one of these accidents, you need the dedicated help of a Mississippi wrongful death attorney on your side.
At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, our attorneys have stood by the sides of many victims and will continue to assist them during these difficult times. In fact, we have assisted parties for over 37 years, helping them receive compensation for a wide variety of aspects. Please reach out to us for more information on your claim 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.