Greenwood Springs, MS – Brandy Carpenter Killed in Head-on Crash on Hatley Detroit Rd

Greenwood Springs, MS (June 27, 2023) – One woman was killed, and another was injured in a head-on collision on Friday afternoon, per officers from the Greenwood Springs Police Department.

Hatley Detroit Road was the location of the fatal collision, which took place on Friday at 12:45 p.m., as stated by Coroner Alan Gurley.

Police say one of the drivers, Brandy Carpenter, was traveling east when a vehicle driving from the other direction slammed into her car.

Despite life-saving measures attempted at the scene, EMTs pronounced Carpenter dead at the site of the wreck.

The other driver was transferred to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, though the extent of their injuries is unknown.

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is still underway in the interim.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to Brandy Carpenter’s loved ones at this time.

Fatal Vehicle Wrecks in Mississippi

When it comes to driving and traversing our state’s roadways, Mississippi has always been at the top of the list of most dangerous locations in the United States.

Greenwood Springs, MS - Brandy Carpenter Killed in Head-on Crash on Hatley Detroit Rd

Tragically, with 22.9 deaths per 100,000 people, our state has the highest traffic mortality rate in the country after reporting 685 fatal automobile accidents in 2016. In 2020, head-on collisions accounted for over 10% of all fatal car accidents. It is estimated that 3,631 people died, and many more were injured as a tragic result of these accidents last year.

As in other jurisdictions, Mississippi law recognizes wrongful death lawsuits for families who have lost a loved one due to someone else’s carelessness. You may bring a wrongful death lawsuit if your loved one died due to someone else’s carelessness or recklessness. Understanding the intricacies of Mississippi’s wrongful death legislation is crucial. Your lawyer will pursue compensation from the party responsible for the accident.

If a loved one was killed in a car accident, our legal team at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, can handle your wrongful death lawsuit. You may count on us to help you be compensated for the loss caused by the wrongful death since we have experience winning such cases in Mississippi courts. Our legal team has extensive experience in helping families of traffic accident victims get financial compensation.

We’ll be at your side every step of the way to make sure you get the compensation you deserve and that the at-fault party faces justice. Contact our Tupelo-area office at (662) 262-6264 to speak with a lawyer about your options after a fatal accident.

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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 were not taken at the actual accident scene.


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