Senatobia, MS (April 23, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident that took place on Friday night, April 22, in Senatobia.
According to Senatobia Police Department officials, the accident happened around 10:45 p.m. on West Main Street around the area of Morgan Lane and Line Street. An elderly male, whose identity has not yet been released, was walking in the area at the time. It is not known if he attempted to cross the street or not, but he was struck by an unknown car. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene following the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The elderly man was severely injured due to the collision. He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time following the accident. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Pedestrian accidents are the most catastrophic accidents that happen on our roads in the state of Mississippi every year. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident involving any type of vehicle. In 2018, it was reported that approximately 13% of accidents within the state involved pedestrians. Unfortunately, hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives in these accidents throughout Mississippi each year. If you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
Losing somebody close to you in any type of accident can impact your life in many ways. Drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them so that pedestrian accidents do not occur. However, these accidents continue to happen every single year. As you and your family are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to face these aspects on your own. This is why you should speak with a Senatobia wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after an accident.
Senatobia Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you and your family. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages, including the following:
- Medical bills
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
You should never have to stand alone after you have lost someone you love in an accident. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Senatobia at (888) 484-1476 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.