Gulfport, MS – Injuries Reported in Major Auto Collision on I-10 near Hwy 49

Gulfport, MS (January 21, 2023) – A car accident happened early Wednesday morning, January 18, in Gulfport. Reports from the Mississippi Department of Transportation indicate the crash occurred on Interstate 10. 

According to information from local officials, the incident occurred in the westbound lanes of I-10 before the Canal Road exit and just past the exit for Highway 49. Westbound traffic was delayed in the area for approximately one hour. 

Multiple responders were seen working at the crash scene. Paramedics rendered aid to those involved while police investigated the details of the collision. Currently, the extent of any injuries suffered has not been reported. 

Police in Gulfport continue to investigate the details of the crash. 

Mississippi Car Crashes

Gulfport, MS - Major Auto Collision on I-10 near Hwy 49Every year, more than 5 million car crashes are reported in the United States. Across the Magnolia State, hundreds of thousands of yearly auto accidents take place. These collisions send about 2 million people to the hospital per year and take the lives of more than 40,000. One of the most alarming facts about these accidents is that they are mostly caused by driver negligence.

In the past ten years, driver negligence has become more common throughout the United States. A Stanford Law School report estimated between 90 and 99% of American auto accidents are caused partially or totally by driver error/negligence. In today’s world, a driver’s attention may be diverted in far too many ways. From GPS to cell phones to radios, drivers have numerous places to avert their eyes.

If you or a loved one of yours has been injured in an auto accident, you can file a personal injury lawsuit against the liable party. This is the best way to collect compensation for the damages and injuries you may be facing. Your life may be totally changed by your injuries, which may range from abrasions and bruises to total paralysis. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you may be left to deal with severe damages and crippling debt that may be too difficult to pay off alone.

A Gulfport car accident lawyer from Mama Justice can help you prove the responsibility of another person in the cause of your crash. As motorists, we owe a duty of care to everyone on the roadway. When this duty of care is breached, injuries and even death can occur. Additionally, the breach of this duty of care is against the law. This makes you eligible for financial compensation for a wide range of damages that may have resulted from your wreck. 

Call Mama Justice at (662) 262-6264 to speak with our staff and learn how we can assist you.

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