Jackson, MS – James Talley Killed, Three Hurt in Crash on Hwy 25 near Sandhill Rd

Jackson, MS (December 26, 2023) – One man lost his life in a fatal collision while three others sustained injuries in Rankin County. The incident occurred on Thursday morning, December 21, at around 8:35 a.m. The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the incident on Highway 25 South near Sandhill Road. A 2016 Ford Explorer, operated by Mary Robertson, 65, of Eupora, was headed south when it left the road and hit a tree. Robertson and two individuals inside her vehicle, all residents of Eurpoa, were transported to UMMC with injuries of an unknown nature. One other passenger, James Talley, of McCool, lost his life in the wreck. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.

The state of Mississippi has seen numerous traffic collisions end in injuries and even fatalities over the past decade. The Magnolia State consistently ranks among the top states in the country with the most fatalities stemming from car accidents. 

Mississippi Car Crashes

Car accidents happen constantly in the state of Mississippi and across the United States. Each day, in the US, over 17,000 car crashes are reported that cause around 7,500 people to sustain injuries. Sadly, about 100 individuals lose their lives per day in these crashes. Every day , in Mississippi, over 300 car wrecks are reported. Yearly, over 100,000 accidents take place in the Magnolia State that injure thousands and end the lives of hundreds.

Jackson, MS - James Talley Killed, Three Hurt in Crash on Hwy 25 near Sandhill Rd

Most car crashes in the US and throughout the state of Mississippi happen because of drivers who are distracted while behind the wheel. Motorists who allow themselves to become distracted cause over 400,000 traffic collisions per year. Unfortunately, around 3,000 individuals end up losing their lives in these accidents annually, and, thousands more sustain injuries. Other common and dangerous forms of negligent driving often displayed by American drivers include speeding, intoxication, and fatigue. Tens of thousands of people lose their lives per year due to the actions of drivers who are intoxicated and speeding.

If you or someone you love were recently injured in a crash caused by a negligent driver, working alongside a car crash lawyer may be in your best interest. An attorney can help you recover in many ways during the aftermath of your crash. You may be able to get financial compensation for a lot of the damages you are facing related to your accident. Lost wages, vehicle repairs, medical bills, and more are able to be covered by financial compensation when you work with a lawyer.

If the worst possible thing has happened, and you have lost a beloved member of your family in a car crash caused by negligence, a wrongful death attorney in Jackson can help you collect full and fair financial compensation for the losses you may be facing concerning the death of your loved one. Financial compensation can help pay for the costs that stem from funeral care, burial services, medical care, and more. Even non-economic damages such as pain, suffering, and loss of life enjoyment are eligible for compensation when you work with a skilled wrongful death lawyer. 

At Mama Justice, our skilled and compassionate legal team is well-seasoned in working with those whose lives have been negatively affected by the negligent actions of others. We know the steps to take so you can get the funds you need in the aftermath of your loved one’s accident, which is why working with us may be in your best interest. Call our law office at (888) 484-1476 for more information on your available options.

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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 pictures used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.


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