Yazoo City, MS (May 31, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal head-on collision that took place on a major highway in Yazoo City on Tuesday evening, May 31.
According to Mississippi Highway Patrol officials, the accident happened on MS-16. Police confirmed that 19-year-old Haley McCrory was traveling west in her Ford F-150 while 57-year-old Tracy Anderson was traveling east in a Honda Accord. Both vehicles collided head-on in the area due to reasons that are not yet known.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. Anderson was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to her injuries. McCrory was transported to Merit Health by ambulance with unknown injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal in the area.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol continues its investigation into the accident.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family and friends of Tracy Anderson at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Car accidents happen every day throughout the state of Mississippi. Though many of these accidents lead to serious injuries, others are incredibly severe and even fatal in nature. In 2016 alone, it was reported that approximately 690 people were killed in fatal car accidents within the state of Mississippi. These accidents tend to take on many forms but head-on collisions are known for being some of the most catastrophic. In just one recent year, only 2% of car accidents were deemed head-on crashes. However, out of this percentage, approximately 10% of these accidents led to fatalities. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal car accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Where do you turn after you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident? Many families ask this question every single year. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. These enormous losses happen so unexpectedly and tend to put families in a difficult position. On top of this, bringing a wrongful death claim can be a difficult and complex endeavor. This is why families who have sustained these losses should always speak with a Yazoo City wrongful death attorney after a fatal crash.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, we are here to help you get back on your feet after a fatal accident. We understand that no amount of money can bring back a loved one. However, it can help you get back on your feet on a financial level when you are feeling lost and alone. After a fatal crash, you may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages, including the following:
- Medical bills
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
We are here for you in your dire time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Yazoo City at (888) 484-1476 to find out what we can do for 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.