Canton, MS (April 4, 2023) – In the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 4, a car accident happened in Canton that ended in injuries. Emergency crews went to the crash scene at approximately 5:17 a.m. in order to render aid to those involved.
Currently, how the accident occurred has not been reported to the public. Multiple responders were seen helping at the crash site, located on Interstate 55 near MS 22.
Two or more cars crashed in the northbound lanes of the interstate and caused injuries. Paramedics were seen helping the injured victims and transporting them to local hospitals as necessary.
The right lanes of the interstate were blocked while emergency responders worked in the area. Police asked drivers commuting in the area to use different routes of travel while the wreck site was occupied by responders.
We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries. No further information has been reported at this time.
Mississippi Car Accidents
A significant percentage of adult drivers in Mississippi admit to using their cell phones while operating a vehicle. In fact, 75% of adult drivers in the state acknowledge talking on a cell phone while driving, and an alarmingly high 45% have admitted to reading, writing, or sending text messages while behind the wheel. Distracted driving is a leading cause of accidents, with driver distraction being a factor in 80% of all accidents in the final three seconds before a crash.
Car accidents caused by the negligence of others can result in serious or life-threatening injuries for victims. Acting quickly to protect your rights following an accident can greatly increase your chances of receiving fair compensation through a personal injury claim. Consulting with a Mississippi personal injury attorney as soon as possible after an accident can ensure that your rights are protected.
An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to many aspects of your claim. They can help you gather vital evidence, as well as help you to meet paperwork deadlines when it comes to successfully gathering financial compensation. You should be prepared to speak with a car crash lawyer that you can trust at this time.
We at Mama Justice understand how difficult an auto collision can be and offer our help and resources in your time of need. Our car accident attorneys will stand in your corner and help you to successfully navigate the legal system. We will help you obtain compensation for a wide array of aspects, such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident due to the negligence of another driver, it’s important to seek legal help. Mama Justice specializes in assisting car accident victims in obtaining compensation for their medical bills and other losses. Our experienced Canton car accident attorneys will protect your legal rights and guide you through the process of building a strong case. Contact us at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how a Vicksburg car accident lawyer can help you.
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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 used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.