Pelahatchie, MS (May 31, 2023) – As previously reported, a serious accident between an ATV and a vehicle happened in Pelahatchie on Sunday afternoon, May 28. Two children were severely hurt in the crash, including a 6-year-old boy and a 10-year-old girl.
Sadly, the young boy lost his life due to the severity of his injuries. The young girl is hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in critical condition, investigators said.
The accident occurred on Rehobeth Road for reasons still under police investigation. Police say the two young children were driving an ATV when they were hit by a vehicle.
We want to offer our sincerest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim.
Mississippi Traffic Accidents
Car crashes happen constantly in the United States. On average, over 6 million auto collisions occur per year throughout the country. Of these collisions, about 3 million people sustain injuries, and over 40,000 lose their lives. Auto collisions have become one of the main reasons Americans sustain injuries and/or lose their lives, most likely due to driver negligence.
You may be going through an extremely difficult time if you or someone you love has recently been hurt in a car accident. Your injuries may be keeping you from living your life and going to work, which can be extremely stressful, overwhelming, and depressing. Crash victims often have their entire lives upended by their accidents. However, if you know how your crash occurred and that it was not your fault, you have legal options that can help you recover.
Unfortunately, driver negligence has become a serious and dangerous problem in the United States. Especially in the past 10 years or so, driver distraction has caused millions of yearly auto accidents in the United States. Every year, over 400,000 vehicle collisions are reported as a result of the actions of distracted drivers. Other forms of driver negligence include but are not limited to, intoxication, fatigue, and speeding. For example, over 11,000 people lose their lives each year due to crashes caused by speeding.
If you know that your accident and injuries are the results of another person’s negligent actions, you should contact a car crash attorney in Pelahatchie at the law office of Mama Justice. We have been working for decades to aid injured crash victims and their family members in their recoveries. We are passionate about providing you with the legal assistance you need during this difficult time in your life. Attempting to file a personal injury claim without the help of a lawyer would probably prove to be no help at all to you.
At Mama Justice, we work on contingency, which means you owe us nothing unless you are awarded the maximum compensation available for your injuries and losses. You may be eligible for significant compensation for a long list of damages, including pain, suffering, embarrassment, loss of life, enjoyment loss of consortium, medical bills, vehicle repairs, lost wages, and more.
If you have lost a loved one in a negligently caused accident, you are eligible for financial compensation for all of the aforementioned damages, as well as the costs related to funeral and burial expenses. A wrongful death lawyer in Pelahatchie can help you recover.
Call our law office at blank to speak with an attorney about your claim. We are standing by and ready to take your call so we can help you recover.
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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.