Aberdeen, MS (January 19, 2023) – On the morning of January 18, a car accident happened in Aberdeen. The wreck occurred at around 8:00 a.m. for reasons still being investigated by police.
Reports show the incident occurred on MS 25 past MS 13. An unknown number of cars crashed, resulting in injuries and damages.
All northbound lanes of MS 25 were blocked while emergency crews worked at the scene. Local motorists were forced to use different routes while the scene was occupied by emergency crews.
At this time, police continue to investigate the details of the crash. We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims.
Mississippi Car Crashes
Nearly 3 million people sustain injuries in auto accidents throughout the country per year. On average, approximately 6 million car crashes occur in the United States annually. Luckily, over 70% of these only result in property damage. Unfortunately, around 27% will result in injuries, and about 6% result in fatalities.
Car accidents in Mississippi are often caused by speeding. The Magnolia State sees approximately 160,000 car crashes on average per year. Over 60,000 people are injured in these crashes, and more than 1,000 lose their lives.
When you or someone you love sustained injuries in an accident, you may be feeling stressed and overwhelmed. You may be dealing with painful injuries while suffering from anxiety, depression, and possibly even PTSD. Additionally, you may be worrying about your financial situation after having to pay all of the costs related to the accident.
An experience like this is far from easy. To further complicate matters, your accident may have been caused by a negligent driver. Driver negligence causes over 90% of the car crashes reported in the US. The Centers for Disease Control and distraction.gov report that 30% of American car accidents result in injuries or death. Approximately 30% are the result of speeding, and 33% happen due to reckless driving.
When you sustain injuries due to driver negligence, the law states that you are eligible to collect financial compensation for your damages. Compensation can pay for some or all of the expenses associated with your crash and injuries.
A car crash attorney is aware of what needs to be done in order to assist you in financially recovering when you’ve been injured by a negligent driver. Once you’ve received the proper medical care, you should contact a lawyer who can inform you of your legal right toward compensation. An attorney can help you collect compensation if you’ve been hurt by a negligent driver.
At Mama Justice, our Aberdeen car crash lawyers work hard to ensure that our clients can recover physically, emotionally, and financially. We’ll help you get the medical care you need for your injuries, mental health treatment if you’re suffering emotionally, and financial compensation so you can pay for everything you need without having to break the bank.
Call our law firm at 662-262-6264 to be connected with a skilled and dedicated personal injury attorney.
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Disclaimer: We 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.