Louin, MS (May 22, 2022) – A girl was killed in a fatal three-vehicle collision that took place on a major roadway in Louin on Friday evening, May 20.
According to Mississippi Highway Patrol officials, the accident happened on MS-15 around 4:45 p.m. Two vehicles collided with each other, identified as a GMC Sierra and a Kia Telluride. The vehicles then became involved with a Chevrolet Lake Tahoe. The vehicles all sustained severe damage in the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. A total of three people were injured as a result of the accident. Police confirmed that the driver of the Tahoe, identified as 25-year-old Steve Coats, was rushed to the hospital. Two passengers in the Kia, identified as 46-year-old Tamiko Bridges and 18-year-old Abraham McKenzie II, were also injured.
Police confirmed that an 11-year-old passenger in the Telluride was tragically pronounced dead due to severe injuries. It is not believed that anyone else was injured in the collision.
A large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
Mississippi Highway Patrol continues their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
In 2021, deadly accidents rose by approximately 20% in the state of Mississippi. Every year, hundreds of people are killed in fatal accidents within the state. Car accidents can typically be prevented on our roads but continue to occur due to the negligent acts of others every year. The unfortunate reality is that reckless driving acts lead to the loss of life in many victims every year within the state. Families are then left to deal with this reality on their own. If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal collision, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
When you believe that a reckless driver’s actions led to the loss of your loved one, you may wonder where you can turn. Having the help of a Louin car accident attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected during these difficult times. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up. You have options and should never have to stand alone after a fatal accident. It is imperative that you speak with a Louin wrongful death attorney in your dire time of need.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our attorneys are here for you after you have lost somebody you love in an accident. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the Mississippi legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
We are here for you if you have lost somebody you love in an accident. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Louin at (888) 484-1476 to find out how we can help 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.