Batesville, MS (July 14, 2022) – Cody T. Gaines, age 28, from Batesville lost his life in a fatal car accident on Tuesday, June 14. Sources say the incident happened at around 8:20 a.m.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol and other responders were dispatched to the scene to render aid and investigate the details of the wreck. Authorities said the collision took place on Highway 6 near Lafayette County.
According to reports concerning the details of the crash, it occurred when Gaines was headed east on Highway 6. He was involved in a rear-end collision with Jackie W. Daniels, age 63, from Water Valley, who was also traveling east. She was driving a 2017 Mack Dump Truck.
Gaines was fatally injured in the collision. What caused it to occur remains under police investigation at this time.
A passenger involved in the wreck, identified as Van D. Faulkner, age 57, from Holly Springs, was treated for injuries at the wreck site and released.
The accident remains under local law enforcement investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Cody T. Gaines.
Mississippi Auto Accidents
In Mississippi, auto collisions happen daily. The majority of these wrecks are only fender benders, however, a percentage of them lead to severe and even fatal injuries for victims. Approximately 690 individuals were killed in car wrecks in Mississippi in 2016. These wrecks happen in many different ways but head-on collisions are some of the most devastating. In one recent year in the United States, only 2% of auto accidents reported were head-on crashes. However, approximately 10% of those wrecks caused fatalities. If you have recently lost a loved one in a car wreck, you should contact a personal injury lawyer.
Many surviving family members of deceased crash victims often find themselves wondering where to turn for help. They may be facing extreme financial stress due to the untimely death of their loved ones. Families are put in a difficult position after their loved one wrongfully loses their life in an accident. Additionally, the process of filing a wrongful death claim can be complex. This is why grieving families need to speak with a Batesville wrongful death attorney. A lawyer can help you collect full and fair financial compensation for the loss of your loved one. Compensation can help cover the majority of the costs related to your family member’s passing.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, we work to help our bereaved clients recover by providing them with the opportunity to collect just compensation. We wish to help you get back on your feet after a deadly wreck. We are aware that no dollar amount could ever bring back your loved one. However, financial compensation can help lift the financial burden you may be facing related to your family member’s passing. Compensation can help you pay for:
- Funeral costs
- Burial Costs
- Medical Bills
- Pain & Suffering
- Loss of Consortium
- And more
Our skilled legal team is here for you during this difficult time. Don’t hesitate to contact a lawyer from MW Law Firm – Mama Justice at (888) 484-1476 to find out what we can do for you.
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