Jones County, MS (November 24, 2023) – A mother, identified as Tiara Nicole Hill, 33, lost her life in a head-on collision that happened in Jones County on Thanksgiving. Hill was the mother of four young children who were also involved and injured in the crash. The kids were identified as two four-year-olds, one nine-year-old, and a 13-year-old. All three children were transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson to be treated for the injuries they sustained in the collision.
Sources say Dabeivys Lopez, 53, of Laurel was also involved in the accident and sustained injuries. Lopez’s passenger, identified as a teenage boy, also sustained injuries. The incident occurred on Sharon-Sandersville Road near Interstate 59 just before 5:30 p.m. on November 23. Sharon-Sandersville Road was shut down for approximately 90 minutes while emergency responders worked at the scene of the accident. When police arrived at the scene, a mini-van operated by Lopez was off the east side of the road with debris scattered across the roadway. The other involved vehicle, identified as a Nissan, had been heading west at the time of the wreck but was found facing east.
An EMServ Ambulance picked the children up from the crash scene and transported them to the old Sandersville School nearby. Shortly thereafter, they were transported by Rescue 7 air ambulance to an area hospital.
Police in Jones County continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash.
Mississippi Traffic Collisions
Every year, more than 60,000 car accidents happen in the Magnolia State. Tens of thousands of individuals are hurt in these wrecks, while hundreds lose their lives per year. On average, the US sees around 6 million car crashes each year that cause approximately 3 million people to sustain injuries and 40,000 to lose their lives. Most of these accidents happen due to driver negligence.
Throughout the past ten years, driver negligence has become a serious issue in the United States, causing millions of crashes while injuring and taking the lives of thousands, if not millions of people. With the large number of registered drivers in the US, there are bound to be a lot of accidents and injuries.
When you or a loved one has been hurt in a crash caused by negligence, you may be worrying about where you can turn. An experienced car crash lawyer in Jones County can help you gather financial compensation for your losses and damages. These may include lost wages, vehicle repairs, medical bills, and more. Even intangible damages like pain, suffering, emotional turmoil, and more may be eligible for compensation with the help of a lawyer.
Call the law office of Mama Justice at your earliest convenience so you can learn more about how we can help you during this trying time. Call us as soon as you can at (888) 484-1476 to learn more from a skilled car crash lawyer in Jones County.
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