5-year-old killed in tragic Meridian car crash  

On Behalf of | Sep 15, 2021 | Car Wrecks |

No one expects their loved one will be involved in a serious accident. Unfortunately, hundreds of families across Mississippi face this reality every year. A tragic car accident recently occurred in Marion, claiming the life of a 5-year-old and sending two others to the hospital.

Tragic Marion car accident

A mother and her two children were driving on Old Country Club Road in Marion when they were t-boned by an SUV. The accident occurred near the intersection with Highway 39. The driver of the SUV was a 17-year-old girl. The car that was hit rolled over several times. A 5-year-old was killed, the other child was airlifted to a hospital in Jackson in critical condition and their mom is in a Meridian hospital. The accident is still under investigation.

Personal injury attorney

A car crash can change a family in an instant. When a family loses a loved one unexpectedly it is often one of the most traumatic experiences they will have to endure. When a loved one dies because of someone else’s negligence it can only add to the tragic situation. A legal professional who is skilled in personal injury can help a family who is going through this unimaginable situation. They can visit the accident scene, interview witnesses, and review the police report to understand what happened and who is at fault. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, pain and suffering, funeral expenses and other damages.

A family affected by a negligent driver should know that they have legal rights. The sooner after an accident that they contact an attorney the better as they are fully invested in their client’s case.