Edwards, MS (September 1, 2023) – A truck driver lost their life in a traffic accident reported on an interstate near Edwards on the morning of Friday, September 1. At around 11:00 a.m., emergency responders went to the scene of the incident on Interstate 20.
Local sources report that the crash happened on I-20 in the westbound lanes near Highway 22. Police say an 18-wheeler struck a vehicle parked on the shoulder of the interstate, causing the semi to catch fire.
The truck driver lost their life in the crash, according to information from local reports. Heavy traffic jams occurred in the area for some time on the afternoon of September 1 while responders worked to render aid at the scene.
Currently, the victim has not been identified. Authorities in Edwards continue to investigate the circumstances of the wreck.
We want to offer our sincere sympathies to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Mississippi Truck Accidents
Trucks are some of the largest and heaviest vehicles on the roadways in the United States and throughout the Magnolia State. In the event of a collision, large commercial trucks tend to cause severe damage that can be debilitating or even deadly for the occupants of smaller passenger vehicles. Yearly, hundreds of individuals lose their lives in accidents involving trucks in Mississippi per year. Typically, these wrecks can occur due to the reckless actions of individuals.
Losing a loved one in a truck collision may be one of the most difficult experiences you will ever endure. If you have suffered through such an immense loss, you may be worrying about where you and your loved ones can turn for financial reprieve. It is vital to enlist the dedicated help of a lawyer who can help you recover during these trying times.
A truck accident lawyer can answer any/all questions you may have surrounding your loved one’s passing and your ability to recover financial compensation for the losses and damages you face. For example, what sort of evidence is required in order to prove that someone else was at fault for your loved one’s crash? What deadlines need to be met so you can collect the maximum compensation available to you at this time? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with an Edwards wrongful death attorney.
Our lawyers from the experienced and skilled law office of Mama Justice are here to help you financially recover after you have lost a family member in a truck collision. Having a lawyer on your team may help to ensure that your legal rights are preserved and exercised while you attempt to collect full and fair compensation for your damages. You should never have to stand alone after a fatal truck accident that was caused by another party. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can assist you.
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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.