Natchez, MS (January 3, 2022) – A man from Mississippi was killed, and two others suffered injuries in a two-car crash in Jefferson County. Sources said the accident happened early on Saturday morning. Police say the crash happened shortly before 9:00 a.m.
Information from preliminary reports shows Dawson Lawler, a 22-year-old Lumberton resident, was killed in a collision on Highway 88. He was headed south just north of Roy Road when he was involved in an accident with a 2016 Ford.
Lawler was transported to Jefferson Regional Hospital with critical injuries. He later died.
The Ford was driven by 38-year-old Ruby Osorio of Altheimer, who was accompanied by one minor passenger. Both were injured in the crash and taken to Jefferson Regional for treatment.
Authorities in Natchez are still investigating the circumstances of the incident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Dawson Lawler at this time.
Mississippi Car Accidents
Statistical information regarding the number of car accidents that happen in Mississippi per year shows that there are hundreds of thousands of vehicle collisions reported annually in Mississippi. These accidents result in injuries for more than 60,000 people. Additionally, the lives of more than 1,000 people are cut short every year due to auto accidents in the Magnolia State.
In 2021, the top three causes of traffic collisions in Mississippi were distracted driving, improper turning, and speeding. Approximately 50,000 car wrecks resulted from these dangerous forms of driver negligence that year. Severe injuries and even death can result from driver negligence.
When you’re injured in a car crash caused by negligence, the negligent party needs to be held responsible for their actions. You may be dealing with emotional stress and painful injuries while worrying about how you’re going to pay for medical care to recover. A lawyer can help you recover financial compensation that can help you cover some or all of the costs associated with your accident.
If you have lost someone you love in a car crash caused by a negligent driver, you should consider working with a wrongful death lawyer. A wrongful death attorney can help you collect financial compensation for the losses you may have suffered as a result of your family member’s accident.
Call the law office of Mama Justice to speak with a personal injury or wrongful death lawyer concerning your claim. You can reach our office at (888) 484-1476 to talk to a skilled lawyer regarding your case.
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