Ellisville, MS – Tristan Dykes, Caden McCardle, & Christopher Dykes Killed in Fatal Crash on Hwy 588

Ellisville, MS (March 3, 2023) – A car crash turned fatal on a roadway in Jones County on Wednesday afternoon, March 1. Information from the Mississippi Highway Patrol shows three people were killed in an accident on MS-588. 

According to reports, a 2003 Ford F-150 operated by Christopher Dykes, 38, was headed east on the highway when it crashed with a 2007 Freightliner driven by a 61-year-old Soso resident headed west. 

MHP said Christopher Dykes was fatally injured in the accident and pronounced deceased on-site. Two passengers present in the 2003 Ford F-150 were also fatally injured. 

The passengers were identified as Tristan Dykes, 18, and Caden McCardle, 20. Another passenger in the Ford, Andrew Harvey, 20, was airlifted from the scene to a local hospital. 

Two occupants of the service truck declined medical care at the scene. Southwest and South Jones fire departments, along with Boggy volunteers and Ellisville Fire Department, responded to the scene. 

Traffic was backed up in the area for over four hours while emergency crews worked at the scene. MHP continues to investigate the details of the accident. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased victims. 

Mississippi Car Wrecks

Ellisville, MS - Tristan Dykes, Caden McCardle, & Christopher Dykes Killed in Fatal Crash on Hwy 588Vehicle accidents occur every day in the state of Mississippi. Although most of these accidents lead to moderate injuries, others are extremely serious and even deadly in nature. 

In 2016, roughly 690 people died in fatal Mississippi car accidents.

Although car accidents can take place in many different ways, head-on crashes are some of the most catastrophic. In one recent year, while only 2% of vehicle accidents were head-on collisions, they accounted for 10% of all crash fatalities statewide. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal car crash, you should talk to a lawyer you can trust. 

At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, we are here to help you get back on your feet after a fatal accident. We understand that no amount of money can bring back a loved one. However, it can help you get back on your feet on a financial level when you are feeling lost and alone. 

As you are mourning your considerable loss, you might also be wondering how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. These enormous losses happen so unexpectedly and tend to put families in a difficult position. 

Additionally, filing a claim of wrongful death can be both complicated and time-consuming. For this reason, families who have sustained these losses should always speak with an Ellisville wrongful death attorney after a fatal crash. 

We are here for you in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Mississippi at (888) 484-1476 to find out what we can do for 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.


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