Jackson, MS (November 29, 2022) – A fatal traffic crash took the life of a 10-year-old boy in Clarke County. The incident was reported to officials in the area just before 9:00 a.m. on November 27.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the scene, located on Interstate 59. Paramedics and other responders were also sent to the wreck site to render aid.
According to information from local reports, a 2006 Hummer H2 operated by Jeremy Williams, age 49, of Antioch, TN, was headed north on the interstate when the vehicle left the roadway and overturned.
After overturning, the car crashed into a tree. A passenger, identified as a 10-year-old boy, lost his life in the accident. He was pronounced deceased on-site by EMS. Williams was transported to UMMC in Jackson, MS, with severe injuries.
Authorities continue to investigate the details of the accident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured party in hopes of a full recovery.
Mississippi Auto Accidents
In 2020, approximately 4.8 million people suffered injuries in American car accidents. The following year, 42,915 individuals lost their lives in auto accidents throughout the country. It was reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that car wrecks are among the top ten leading causes of serious injuries and death in the US. Additionally, auto collisions often kill Americans ages 15-20.
Being seriously hurt in a car crash, or having someone you love sustain severe injuries in an accident, can be a devastating experience. The injuries sustained in car wrecks can be severe, debilitating, and even fatal.
When you or someone you love have sustained injuries in a car wreck, you should contact an attorney. Auto accident attorneys work to help those who have been injured due to the negligent actions of other drivers. If you’re aware of the fact that your or your loved one’s accident happened due to another person’s actions, you may greatly benefit from working with a car accident attorney.
Auto accidents can lead to substantial financial problems for victims and their families. However, if you file a personal injury claim or a wrongful death claim with the assistance of a skilled attorney, you may be eligible to recover financial compensation for your losses, injuries, lost wages, property damage, medical bills, and more.
Without the correct knowledge, you may receive relatively less compensation than you may have recovered with the help of a skilled attorney.
In worst-case scenarios, people we love lose their lives in fatal auto crashes, and we are never the same. A wrongful death lawyer in Jackson can help you recover damages related to your loved one’s passing, including funeral costs, pain, suffering, and more.
If you or someone you love were hurt in a car wreck, you need a personal injury lawyer in Jackson who is honest, compassionate, and fully dedicated to your cause. At Mama Justice, we will help you fight for financial compensation for a wide range of damages that may have resulted from your recent crash. Call our law firm at (888) 484-1476 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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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.