Brandon, MS (January 8, 2024) – A crash involving two semi-trucks and three cars happened in Brandon on Interstate 20. The incident was reported to authorities in Brandon at approximately 6:45 p.m. on Friday, January 5. According to reports, at least one person sustained injuries in the collision that occurred for reasons still being investigated by authorities. The involved vehicles sustained significant damages due to the wreck. All westbound traffic was blocked for over an hour while emergency responders worked at the scene. Traffic started moving again at approximately 8:00 p.m., according to reports.
Police are still investigating the details of the accident. Nothing further has been reported at this time.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims.
Truck Collisions in Mississippi
Semi-trucks are some of the largest vehicles on American roadways today. Due to this, they have the potential to cause serious harm in the event of an accident. In 2021, there were over 500,000 reported large truck accidents in the United States. This is a 13% increase from 2020. Approximately 5,700 trucks were involved in fatal accidents while more than 60,000 were involved in injury accidents.
Your life can be completely altered by being involved in a truck accident. Due to this, you should talk to a lawyer whom you can trust following a collision.
If you have been seriously hurt in a truck accident of any kind, you should work with a Brandon truck accident attorney. Truck crash claims are some of the most complicated, which is why it is important to have the help of a lawyer on your side if you think you are not at fault. These collisions may involve many different parties, including some of the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Cargo loaders
It is never easy to move forward after a truck accident that another party caused. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should be prepared to work with a knowledgeable personal injury attorney.
Our skilled lawyers at Mama Justice have helped many victims of truck accidents over the years. We want to help you reach the best possible resolution after you were hurt by the negligent actions of another person. We understand how complicated a truck accident claim can be and will help you work toward a profitable resolution. You have every right to hold a party responsible for the harm that they have caused you in the event of one of these traumatic accidents. Our attorneys are here for you every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can help you in your time of need.
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Disclaimer: We, at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, 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 pictures used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.