Jackson, MS (September 11, 2023) – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in south Jackson on the evening of Tuesday, September 6.
Responders were dispatched to the crash site on Interstate 55 near South Frontage Road and Evans Drive. Police say a person was struck by a vehicle while walking in the area. The driver stopped and waited for police to arrive, according to reports.
Sadly, the pedestrian lost their life in the collision. Currently, they have not been identified.
Authorities in Jackson continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
Our thoughts are with those affected by this fatal crash in Jackson. We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Mississippi Pedestrian Crashes
Pedestrian collisions are some of the most devastating occurrences on our roadways in Mississippi. This is because pedestrians travel with no protection against vehicles in the event of a collision. As such, numerous pedestrians suffer serious injuries in traffic accidents each year. Between 2017 and 2018, Mississippi saw a 42% increase in pedestrian deaths, which was one of the largest increases in the past decade. If you have suffered serious injuries in a pedestrian collision, talking to a lawyer who you can trust is definitely in your best interest.
Suffering injuries in a pedestrian crash can drastically affect your life in numerous ways. Due to this, it can be extremely beneficial to have the help of a lawyer on your team. Many serious injuries stem from pedestrian collisions, including:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Road Rash
- Broken bones
- Organ damage
- Brain injuries
The injuries that stem from a pedestrian accident may leave victims in an extremely difficult position after their wrecks. With the help of a skilled Jackson pedestrian accident attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected.
Our lawyers at Mama Justice are here to aid you in your recovery after you were hurt in an accident of any kind. We are well aware of how overwhelming and difficult the aftermath of a serious crash can be and offer our valuable resources and legal expertise along the way. Our attorneys will help you collect full and fair financial compensation for a long list of damages after your accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney at (888) 484-1476 for more information on your available options.
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