Jackson, MS (October 27, 2022) – A fatal car accident happened at an intersection in Jackson. It occurred at around 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 20.
Local sources reveal that the wreck happened at the intersection of Terry Road and Dona Street. The woman was identified as Shamerria Smith, age 18. She lost her life after a Ford Explorer struck her Nissan Altima, reports read.
Police in Jackson have not yet reported how the accident occurred, as they continue to investigate.
Traffic was delayed in the area while responders worked to clear the scene and assess the situation. Few other details are currently available to report.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this fatal car accident in Jackson.
Mississippi Car Accidents
Numerous car crashes are reported per hour in the state of Mississippi. Though many of these collisions do not result in injuries, a percentage of them do. In 2017, about 700 people were killed in car crashes in the state of Mississippi. These collisions happen for many reasons, however, the man cause of car wrecks in Mississippi is driver negligence, specifically speeding.
If you have recently lost a loved one in a fatal accident, and you believe that the accident was the result of another driver’s negligent actions, you need to speak to an attorney as soon as you can. Your life may be negatively affected by the loss of your loved one in numerous ways. While you’re grieving, you may be worrying about how to pay for all of the costs related to your loved one’s passing. Speaking with a wrongful death attorney in Jackson is in your best interest.
A wrongful death lawyer can help you get the money you need to pay for the costs related to the crash, especially if a negligent driver is the reason it happened. Our lawyers at Mama Justice will help you get back on your feet after you’ve lost someone you love in a serious accident. Financial compensation can help you pay for:
- Funeral costs
- Medical care
- Pain & suffering
We are here for you during this trying time in your life. Please don’t hesitate to contact our law office at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can assist 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.