McAdams, MS – Jamira L. Riley Killed in Fatal Crash with Truck Trailer on Hwy 12 near McAdams High School

McAdams, MS (February 27, 2023) – Police in McAdams say the detached trailer of a work truck struck a vehicle and took the life of its driver on February 27. The head-on collision occurred at approximately 7:20 a.m. Monday. 

The driver who lost her life was identified as Jamira L. Riley, 26, of Sallis. She was pronounced deceased on-site. How the accident took place is currently being investigated by area authorities. 

The Attala Central Fire Department, EMS, MS Dept of Transportation, Attala County Deputies, and MS Highway Patrol were present at the crash scene. 

We want to offer our sincere sympathies to the family of Jamira L. Riley at this time. 

Mississippi Truck Accidents

Mississippi Truck AccidentsTruck collisions are some of the worst accidents that happen throughout the Magnolia State. A percentage of the hundreds of deaths that occur per year due to traffic accidents in Mississippi may be attributed to truck accidents. This is due to the massive size/weight difference between passenger vehicles and commercial trucks, as well as the time it takes a large semi-truck to come to a complete stop.

Losing someone you love in a fatal accident is a harsh reality to face. You and your family may worry about where you can turn for justice during this trying time. 

If you know that your loved one lost their life due to the negligent actions of another person or party, working with a wrongful death attorney is in your best interest. Unfortunately, you may be facing financial hardship related to the passing of your family member. Having a McAdams truck accident lawyer on your side could mean the difference between being able to recover financially and suffering from severe financial difficulty in the future due to the costs related to your loved one’s accident.

As you are grieving the loss of your loved one, a lawyer can help you get financial compensation to pay for the bills that may be piling up against you. There are many parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers of truck parts
  • Cargo loaders

If you have lost someone close to you in a truck accident, you should speak with a dedicated wrongful death attorney that you can trust. 

Our attorneys at Mama Justice are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in a truck collision that is not your fault. 

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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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