Scott County, MS (November 13, 2023) – One man lost his life in a crash that happened in Scott County on Saturday night, November 11. Responders including EMTs, police, and paramedics were sent to the scene shortly after the incident occurred to render aid.
Reports show the crash took place between a Toyota Tundra and a Toyota Camry that were both headed south on Highway 25. Both vehicles crashed into a Chevrolet 1500 that was stalled on the highway for unknown reasons.
Sadly, a man inside the Chevrolet identified as 60-year-old Richard Harlos, an Ethel resident, lost his life in the crash. Authorities in Scott County continue to investigate.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
Mississippi Traffic Collisions
Every year, statistics concerning car crashes in Mississippi demonstrate the extreme frequency of these incidents. In fact, every year, tens of thousands of individuals are hurt in these accidents. Across the United States, over 6 million vehicle crashes happen annually, which means that more than 2% of American auto accidents take place in Mississippi. This percentage places Mississippi in the top 20 states with the most reported auto collisions per year.
It is vital to consider that a percentage of all accidents end in serious injuries and fatalities for victims. When you or someone you love has been hurt in a car crash, you may be stuck in the hospital with devastating injuries that are painful and keeping you from living your life or returning to work. Due to these circumstances, among others, you may be worrying about how you will make ends meet during this difficult time. Being injured in an accident of any kind is no joke, and can place victims in very difficult positions.
Depending on the cause of your accident, you may be eligible to gather compensation for a long list of damages that may have resulted from your collision. An attorney can help you get the financial compensation you need and deserve after your accident so you do not have to worry about your finances you attempt to recover physically and emotionally.
A lawyer from the law office of Mama Justice may be able to help you gather compensation for:
- lost wages
- vehicle repairs
- medical bills
- emotional turmoil
- loss of life enjoyment
- and more
You may find that you are left with many problems after your crash. Because of this, you may have nowhere to turn except to receive help from a Scott County car accident lawyer. This is especially true if you have been severely injured in an accident and have sustained one or more of the following injuries:
- Back and neck-related injuries, such as spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries like concussions and skull fractures
- Broken bones in various areas
- Internal organ damage
If the worst has happened and you have lost a family member in a devastating accident, a wrongful death attorney in Scott County can help you file a claim. You can gather compensation for the aforementioned damages as well as funeral and burial costs, and other losses depending on the details of your loved one’s crash.
Contact the law office of Mama Justice at your earliest convenience by dialing (888) 484-1476 for the help you deserve.
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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.