Kevin Craig of Brandon, MS was charged with vehicular homicide as a result of an accident on I-55 near Amite, LA. Craig was driving a 1991 Chevrolet Camaro at a high rate of speed in the northbound lane of I-55 when he struck the rear of a 2007 Dodge pickup truck causing the truck to spin, leave the interstate and then overturn. Leon Perry was killed in the accident and Sanike Dyson was taken to North Oaks Medical Center with injuries. Police think alcohol was involved.
WHO CAN MAKE A CLAIM AGAINST WHOM AND WHY? The family of Mr. Perry can make a claim against the at fault driver's insurance company for causing the accident. If he didn't have any insurance, then the family can make a claim against the insurance company on the Dodge in addition to Mr. Perry's insurance company for uninsured motorists benefits. Also, if the at fault driver were drunk, then a claim may be made against the bar that sold the alcohol to the drunk driver. The other injured passengers may also make the same type of claims.
If you know of someone who has been injured or killed in a truck accident and have some questions, call Mississippi Truck Accident Lawyer Paul Snow at 601-969-1977 or contact us online for a FREE consultation. We represent clients in all kinds of accidents all over MS and LA.