Meridian, MS (April 14, 2023) – Information provided by the Mississippi Highway Patrol shows one person lost their life in a fatal traffic accident in Meridian. The accident happened shortly after 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 8, according to information provided by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
Local news sources confirmed that a vehicle ran off of Interstate 59 near milepost 137 and crashed into a tree. The crash took the life of the driver, who was pronounced deceased on-site. An adult passenger suffered serious injuries in the collision, sources said.
The names of the crash victims have not been reported to the public at this time. Authorities in Meridian continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with those involved in hopes of a full recovery.
Mississippi Car Wrecks
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 deaths of many people 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 Mississippi 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 Meridian 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 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.