Meadville, MS – Fatal Traffic Accident Involving Semi-Truck on US 84

Meadville, MS (September 16, 2022) – Police with the Mississippi Highway Patrol are currently investigating a fatal semi-truck crash that happened on the morning of Tuesday, September 13 in Franklin County. 

Information from local reports shows that the incident took place on US 84 sometime before 9:00 a.m. A photo from the crash site was shared on social media that showed an 18-wheeler lying on its side. Pieces of the truck’s undercarriage were hanging over a bridge located near the exit for the Five Star Food Mart in Meadville. 

The westbound lanes of US 84 at MS 184 (Meadville exit) were closed due to the incident. At least one person reportedly lost their life in the accident, however, the circumstances of the collision have not been reported at this time. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved and affected by this traffic accident in Meadville. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family/families of the dead victim or victims.

Truck Accidents in Mississippi

Meadville, MS - Fatal Traffic Accident Involving Semi-Truck on US 84Traffic accidents involving large trucks are some of the most catastrophic collisions that occur on the roadways in the United States. A large number of people sustain injuries and even lose their lives in truck collisions every year.  In 2014 alone, truck accident reports show that 81 people lost their lives in Mississippi truck accidents. These accidents are often caused by the negligent actions of drivers and can typically be prevented, however, they continue to take place at an alarming rate. 

Losing someone you love in a truck crash caused by driver negligence can be one of the most difficult experiences of your life. If you have lost a loved one in a truck accident, you should enlist the assistance of a car crash lawyer who can help you move forward financially.

Your life may be impacted by the aftermath of a truck accident in a multitude of different ways. Because of this, you should have the help of a truck accident lawyer on your side. You may be worrying about the costs associated with your loved one’s accident and passing. Truck accident cases can be complex and confusing. This because numerous parties may be at fault. These include the following parties:

  • Trucking companies
  • Truck drivers
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

You have many options available if you have lost a loved one in a truck crash. It is important that you speak with a Meadville wrongful death attorney that you can rely on.

Our accident attorneys at Mama Justice are here to help you move forward after you have lost a loved one in a serious truck wreck. We understand the challenges you face in relation to the collision and the aftermath that followed. Our attorneys will work on your behalf and help you get the financial compensation you deserve. Please call a car crash lawyer from Mama Justice at (662) 262-6264 for more information on 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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