Lucedale, MS (July 26, 2022) – A woman identified as Yvette Thomas, 56, lost her life in a crash on Monday, July 25. Reports show the incident occurred just before 6:00 a.m.
According to information provided by officials, a Ford F-150 pickup truck was traveling on MS-63 when it collided with a Hyundai Sonata headed east on MS-613. The Sonata’s driver lost their life in the crash.
The driver was later identified as Yvette Thomas. Police continue to investigate the details of the incident.
Traffic was backed up in the area for an extended amount of time on July 25. Authorities asked drivers in the area to find alternate routes of travel for the time being.
No other injuries were reported. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
Mississippi Car Wrecks
In the United States, more than 6 million car wrecks are reported each year. Millions of people sustain injuries in these accidents. In fact, on average, about 4.4 million people are hurt per year in car wrecks in the US. Sadly, over 33,000 people are killed per year in auto wrecks in the United States. Car crashes cause more deaths than the HIV/AIDS virus in America. Riding in an automobile, no matter how common, is extremely dangerous.
Approximately 17,000 car crashes happen per day in the United States. These incidents cause injuries to more than 7,500 people per day. Car accidents are among the top ten leading causes of serious injuries and death in the US.
When you or someone you love has been injured in a crash, you may be stuck in the hospital for a long time while you recover. While you’re there, you may endure invasive medical procedures like repeat surgeries. This can be difficult and stressful. Depending on the severity of your collision, you could be suffering from emotional problems like anxiety, depression, and even PTSD.
Vehicle repairs, lost wages, pain & suffering, loss of future earning capacity, etc can be paid for by way of financial compensation. You can get compensation by filing a personal injury claim. A car crash lawyer in Lucedale can help you get the compensation you need to recover from the financial burden brought on by your accident.
At Mama Justice, we have years of experience helping crash victims and their family members get the justice and compensation they need to recover after a serious auto wreck. You can reach our law office at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can help 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.