Madison, MS – Matthew Adams, 39, Killed in Traffic Collision on I-55

Madison, MS (August 6, 2023) – The Mississippi Highway Patrol are currently investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened in Madison. A pedestrian identified as 39-year-old Matthew Adams lost his life in the incident that took place just after 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 5. 

Responders including EMTs and police were dispatched to the wreck site on Interstate 55 shortly after it happened. Reports show that Adams was headed south on the interstate when he was struck by a vehicle. 

The collision occurred for reasons still under local law enforcement investigation. Adams was rendered emergency medical aid on-site by paramedics, however, he lost his life at the scene. 

Police in Madison continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash. 

Our thoughts are with those affected by this fatal collision. We want to offer our sincere condolences to Matthew Adams’ family at this time.

Mississippi Pedestrian Crashes

Madison, MS - Matthew Adams, 39, Killed in Traffic Collision on I-55

There are many areas in Mississippi where traffic is at an all-time high, and there are many risks to pedestrians. You believe that traveling by foot is a great way to get to your destination until a driver fails to watch out for you and puts your life at risk. Many pedestrians are seriously injured or killed in pedestrian accidents every year. In 2018, it was reported that approximately 13% of fatal accidents in Mississippi involved pedestrians. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed every year as a result of these accidents. If you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be a difficult thing to face. This is especially true if you have sustained the loss of a loved one. If you have suffered from these enormous losses, you will likely be left with a wide array of questions. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to deal with these stressful aspects entirely on your own. It is crucial that you seek the help of a Madison wrongful death attorney at this time. 

Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you and your family after you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident. Our attorneys will assist you along the path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects after a fatal accident. These include some of the following: 

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Pain and suffering

You have options after you have lost someone you love in a fatal pedestrian accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney at (888) 484-1476 to find out 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.


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