Yazoo County, MS – Gwendolyne Brauer Killed, Several Hurt in Three-Car Crash on Hwy 3

Yazoo County, MS (October 10, 2023) – One person lost their life, and several others were hurt in a crash in Yazoo County. Reports from authorities show it took place on Monday, October 9 at approximately 4:00 p.m. 

Emergency responders went to the wreck site to help the involved individuals shortly after the accident happened on Highway 3. Police say a 2007 Acura TL sideswiped a 2005 Nissan Xterra, forcing it to overturn on the northbound shoulder.

Police say the Acura was then involved in a head-on crash with a 2011 Hyundai Elantra. A woman identified as 62-year-old Gwendolyne Brauer of Satartia, lost her life at the scene. She was driving the Elantra at the time of the crash. 

The person driving the Acura was flown to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson due to the extent of their injuries. A passenger present in the Acura was transported to Merit Health Vicksburg. 

The people in the Nissan Xterra were transported by a private vehicle to an area hospital. 

Authorities in Yazoo County continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash.

Mississippi Car Crashes

Being seriously hurt in a collision can be overwhelming for anyone. Sustaining injuries that require hospitalization can cost a lot of money, energy, and time. You may be stuck attempting to cover outstanding medical bills while you also try to tackle vehicle repairs and more. This can be extremely hard to do on your own. Each year, millions of individuals suffer injuries in crashes caused by the actions of negligent drivers.

Yazoo County, MS - Gwendolyne Brauer Killed, Several Hurt in Three-Car Crash on Hwy 3

The only thing worse than sustaining injuries in a collision is losing a loved one. Sadly, injuries often result from auto collisions, and sometimes these injuries end up being fatal. On average, more than 41% of the auto accidents reported in the United States cause injuries and death. Most car wrecks in the US are the result of negligent drivers who choose to operate their vehicles while distracted, intoxicated, fatigued, or at unsafe speeds. 

When you have lost someone you love in an accident caused by driver negligence, you should reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Yazoo County who can help you file a wrongful death claim for financial compensation. A lawyer will know the correct steps to take to help you get the financial compensation you need and deserve during this trying time. 

Call Mama Justice at (888) 484-1476 to learn more about your legal rights as an injured crash victim or the surviving family member of a deceased crash victim. 

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