Vancleave, MS (May 21, 2022) – One person lost their life in a pedestrian accident that took place at an intersection in Vancleave on Wednesday night, May 18.
According to Mississippi Highway Patrol officials, the accident happened during the night at the intersection of Tucker Road and Glendale Road. A man from St. Martin was walking near the intersection when he was suddenly struck by two vehicles. Only one of the drivers pulled over and waited for police to arrive.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders, including fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, identified as 25-year-old Jamie Hamilton, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries.
The driver who fled the scene has since been found by police. The driver, identified as 18-year-old Bradley Lee, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident that led to death.
The roadway was blocked in the area for some time following the accident.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
We offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim during these difficult times.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
There are many areas in Mississippi where traffic is at an all-time high and there are many risks to pedestrians. You believe that traveling by foot is a great way to get to your destination until a driver fails to watch out for you and puts your life at risk. Many pedestrians are seriously injured or killed in pedestrian accidents every year. In 2018, it was reported that approximately 13% of fatal accidents in Mississippi involved pedestrians. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed every year as a result of these accidents. If you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be a difficult thing to face. This is especially true if you have sustained the loss of a loved one. If you have suffered from these enormous losses, you will likely be left with a wide array of questions. As you 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 deal with these stressful aspects entirely on your own. It is crucial that you seek the help of a Vancleave wrongful death attorney at this time.
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you and your family after you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident. Our attorneys will assist you along the path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects after a fatal accident. These include some of the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
You have options after you have lost someone you love in a fatal pedestrian accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Vancleave at (888) 484-1476 to find out 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.