Brandon, MS – Auto Collision Ends in Injuries on US 80 near Crossgates Blvd

Brandon, MS (April 1, 2023) – A serious car accident happened in Mississippi on the afternoon of March 31. At around 5:03 p.m., emergency crews were sent to the scene on US 80 in order to help those involved. 

Sources report the wreck happened on US 80 just before MS 18 and Crossgates Boulevard in Rankin County. All lanes of the roadway were blocked while emergency responders worked on the road. 

Injured victims were rendered aid by paramedics at the crash scene. At this time, the total number of injured parties has not been reported. 

At least one person was taken to the hospital due to the extent of their injuries. Significant traffic delays occurred in the area while emergency responders were present. 

Police in Brandon continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision. 

We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries. 

Mississippi Car Accidents

 Brandon, MS - Auto Collision Ends in Injuries on US 80 near Crossgates BlvdCar accidents are a common occurrence in the state of Mississippi. In 2020, over 600 people lost their lives in auto collisions in the state. The most common reason for fatal auto collisions in the state of Mississippi is currently speeding, followed closely by distracted driving and intoxication. In 2020, approximately 20,000 injury accidents occurred in the Magnolia State. Information provided by the Mississippi Office of Highway Safety shows that the number of drunk driving fatalities in the state decreased by about 25% from 2019 to 2020, however, it is still a major issue, accounting for about ¼ of all fatal accidents. 

If you were hurt in a car crash in Mississippi, you may be eligible to collect financial compensation for a long list of damages that may have resulted from your crash. Working with an auto accident lawyer is your best bet in receiving full and fair financial compensation for these damages. It is important to remember that there is a three-year statute of limitations in Mississippi for personal injury cases, meaning that you have three years from the date of your crash in which to file a lawsuit. If you do not file your lawsuit within three years of the date of your crash, your case will most likely be dismissed by the courts due to being overdue. 

You may be eligible to collect compensation for damages such as pain, suffering, lost wages, vehicle repairs, medical care costs, and more when you were injured in an accident. Especially if you know that your wreck was caused by a negligent driver, you will most likely be eligible to collect financial compensation with the help of an attorney. 

If you were hurt in a car crash, it is important to act quickly after your accident if you wish to collect compensation. After you seek the proper medical care for your injuries and gather as much information as possible concerning your crash and the opposing driver(s) you should contact a car crash attorney in Brandon who can help you recover. A lawyer from Mama Justice can help you get the financial compensation needed to pay for any/all expenses related to your accident. 

You can reach our law office by calling (662) 262-6264 for more information on how we can help you.

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