DeSoto County, MS (November 29, 2023) – A car crash was reported to police in DeSoto County during the early morning of November 29. Emergency responders went to the scene shortly after the crash happened on US 78 near Hacks Cross Road at around 12:44 a.m. At least one individual was hurt in the wreck that closed all eastbound lanes of the roadway. Paramedics transported injured victims to the hospital for treatment while police and fire crews worked to investigate the circumstances of the wreck and clear the roadway. No other details have been reported concerning this auto accident in DeSoto County.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims.
Mississippi Car Crashes
Car accidents take place in the state of Mississippi constantly. In the past ten years, auto accidents have become one of the main reasons individuals sustain injuries and lose their lives throughout the United States. In fact, people aged 15-20 most often sustain injuries and lose their lives due to car crashes in the US. Distracted driving has become the most common type of negligent driving, causing over 400,000 auto collisions per year. Additionally, the National Highway Traffic Safety Association reports that over 93% of auto collisions in the United States happen due to driver negligence.
Driver distraction is displayed in countless ways among American drivers. Those who are over-tired, intoxicated, speeding, or distracted cause accidents that end in severe injuries and even fatalities. Some statistics concerning driver negligence in the United States follow:
- Over 100,000 car crashes happen every year due to fatigued driving.
- More than 11,000 people are killed yearly due to speeding drivers.
- Intoxicated driving makes up more than 30% of the national accident fatality rate.
When you or someone you love were injured in a crash caused by a negligent driver, financial compensation may be your saving grace in the aftermath of your crash. Working with a car crash lawyer can help you in numerous ways after you were injured because of another person’s negligent actions.
In addition to painful injuries and emotional turmoil, the financial cost associated with sustaining a severe car crash injury ranges in the tens of thousands of dollars. The average American citizen does not have this much extra money lying around to cover medical bills and other expenses that stem from their accidents.
With the help of a skilled car accident attorney in DeSoto County, you may be eligible to gather financial compensation that can help you pay for all of the costs that stem from your crash. Call the law office of Mama Justice at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can assist 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.