Morton, MS – Injury Accident on MS 13 near Puckett Exit

Morton, MS (October 21, 2022) – Shortly after 10:00 p.m. on Thursday night, October 20, a car wreck happened in Morton that injured at least one person and caused extensive damage. Emergency crews were seen helping those involved shortly after the incident took place. 

Sources say the accident occurred on Interstate 20 just past Mississippi Highway 13 in Morton, near the exit for the village of Puckett. What caused the accident to take place is still under local law enforcement investigation at this time. 

An unspecified number of vehicles collided on the interstate and caused one or more occupants to become injured. The extent of the injuries suffered, however, remains unknown. 

Police, EMTs, and fire crews were observed working at the wreck site for some time after the incident took place. Traffic was backed up in the vicinity of exit 77/Puckett while the scene was active. 

We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. Few other details are currently available to report. 

Mississippi Auto Accidents

Forest, MS - Injury Accident on MS 13 in Morton near Puckett ExitInjury crashes happen in Mississippi every single day. More than 300 car wrecks are reported daily in the Magnolia state, and, each year, approximately 125,000 wrecks injure tens of thousands of individuals. Sadly, over 1,000 drivers and passengers lose their lives each year due to these accidents. Throughout the United States, approximately 4 million people sustain injuries every year in car accidents while around 40,000 are killed. Currently, the most common causes of car crashes in Mississippi include: 

  • Distraction
  • Fatigue
  • Speeding
  • Intoxication

It can be stressful and overwhelming to sustain severe injuries in an auto crash. You may be laid up in the hospital for days, weeks, or even longer depending on the severity of the injuries you sustain. Not only will you be in immense pain, you may also be piling up medical bills and vehicle repair costs due to the wreck. Your car may even need to be replaced, which can cost a fortune. You may even require long-term medical care that can cost you tens of thousands of dollars or more. Some of the most common car wreck injuries include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Internal organ damage
  • Broken bones
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord damage 

If you or someone you love has been injured by a negligent driver, you may have legal options available to you that can help you recover. Working with a car crash attorney can help you get on the surest path to financial recovery.

The car accident lawyers in Morton at Mama Justice have more than 20 years of skilled experience helping those injured by negligent drivers make full recoveries. Our lawyers can help you cover the costs associated with vehicle repairs, and medical care, as well as reimburse lost wages. We can also help you get compensation for loss of enjoyment of life, pain and suffering, and more noneconomic damages that may be negatively affecting your life. 

Call our law firm at (888) 484-1476 to find out how we can assist you.

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