Clinton, MS (December 22, 2022) – A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed on Tuesday night, December 20, in Clinton. The incident was reported to police and paramedics in the area at around 10:00 p.m.
Multiple responders were sent to the scene, located near Walmart on Highway 80. Reports indicate the crash occurred when a 2008 silver Ford Focus was headed west on Highway 80. For unknown reasons, the vehicle crashed into Donald Brumfield, 68, of Clinton.
Brumfield lost his life in the accident. He was attempting to cross the highway on foot when he was hit by the vehicle. Authorities continue to investigate the details of the accident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Mississippi Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrians are involved in some of the most severe auto collisions in Mississippi. This is most likely because pedestrians travel with no protection. They don’t have seatbelts, helmets, or airbags to protect them if an accident occurs. For this reason, pedestrians often suffer severe or even fatal injuries when they become involved in auto accidents. In just one year’s time, hundreds of pedestrians were killed in pedestrian accidents in the state of Mississippi.
Dealing with the difficult aftermath of a serious and fatal pedestrian crash is never simple. Most often, pedestrian accidents are caused by driver negligence. Losing a loved one may be one of the most difficult experiences you go through in your life. The surviving family members of pedestrians who lose their lives due to the actions of negligent drivers usually have to pay steep bills associated with the death of their loved ones associated with funeral costs, wage loss, medical bills, and more. If you have faced losses like this, you should speak to a wrongful death lawyer who may be able to help you recover.
If you’ve recently lost someone you love in a pedestrian crash, your life may be negatively affected in many ways. Especially if the accident was caused by a negligent driver, you should enquire about collecting financial compensation for the losses and damages you face. You may be worried about how you’re going to cover the costs related to your loved one’s passing, however, if the wreck was not their fault, a car crash attorney can help you get the money you need to recover. Call a wrongful death lawyer in Clinton who can help you file a claim so you can get the money you need to recover.
Our lawyers at Mama Justice are here to assist you in moving forward from such a hard experience. Though we know we won’t be able to ease the emotional suffering you may be dealing with, we can at least help you recover financially. We understand just how hard it can be to lose a loved one due to negligence, which is why we are here to help.
We will help you navigate the complex legal system so you can get your life back to some level of normalcy. Call our law firm as soon as you can at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can help you every step of the way.
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Disclaimer: We at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, have worked hard to become valued members of the Northern Mississippi business community. We write these posts to bring awareness to the dangers of driving in hopes that our fellow community members will use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle. The information in this post is not intended to be medical or legal advice. The photographs used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.