Panola County, MS (July 5, 2023) – On Wednesday morning, July 5, a fatal traffic accident involving a semi-truck happened in Panola County. A woman identified as 63-year-old Verda Taylor lost her life in the crash.
According to initial reports concerning the incident, it happened at around 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday when Taylor, a resident of Sardis, was headed north on Highway 6. Her vehicle was involved in a crash with a Peterbilt truck driven by Charles L. Johnson, age 55, of Enid.
Johnson’s semi-truck was traveling on Highway 315 when the collision occurred. Taylor suffered fatal injuries in the collision. Johnson was taken to a hospital with moderate injuries.
Authorities continue to investigate the details of the accident.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Verda Taylor.
Mississippi Truck Accidents
Truck accidents are some of the most dangerous types of accidents that happen on American roadways. This is mostly due to the fact that semi trucks are some of the heaviest and largest vehicles on interstates, highways, and roadways across the nation. Recently, more than 2.1% of fatal collisions in Mississippi involved trucks.
Hundreds of people lose their lives in these crashes each year. Losing someone you love in a truck accident can affect your life in numerous ways that you may not be able to face by yourself. You and your loved ones should have the experienced help of an attorney on your side during these difficult times.
The loss of someone you love can be extremely overwhelming and devastating. Because of this, an experienced truck crash lawyer may be extremely beneficial to have in your corner. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may be worrying about how you’ll cover the costs that are piling up against you. You may have many questions about how you will hold a party liable for causing your loved one’s accident. Several parties could be at fault for your truck accident, including the following:
• Truck drivers
• Trucking companies
• Cargo loaders
If you have lost a loved one in a truck accident, you have options. It is imperative that you speak with a Panola County wrongful death attorney in your dire time of need.
Our lawyers at Mama Justice are here to assist you to move forward financially after you have suffered the immense loss of someone you love in a truck accident. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a fatal accident on your own. Our attorneys will help you every step of the way when it comes to moving forward and receiving the compensation you deserve. Please contact an accident attorney at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can help you.
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