Hancock County, MS – I-10 Scene of Injury Wreck near MS 607

Hancock County, MS (November 22, 2023) – A car crash was reported to police in Hancock County on the afternoon of November 21. At approximately 12:51 p.m., responders including police, EMTs, and fire crews went to the scene to help those involved. At least one individual suffered injuries in the crash, however, they have not been identified at this time. Responders were seen rendering aid at the wreck site, located on Interstate 10 near Mississippi Route 607. Those with serious injuries were taken to the hospital for treatment by ambulance. 

Police in Hancock County are still investigating the details of the crash. We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims.

Mississippi Traffic Accidents

Car crashes happen all the time in Mississippi and throughout the US. In the Magnolia State, tens of thousands of people suffer injuries per year in auto collisions and hundreds lose their lives. These wrecks occur due to several reasons, including vehicle malfunctions, bad weather, and driver negligence. However, driver negligence causes more crashes than car problems and inclement weather combined. According to information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, more than 94% of reported car crashes happen because of negligence. 

Hancock County, MS - I-10 Scene of Injury Wreck near MS 607

In Mississippi, on average, over 100,000 car crashes happen per year. Across the United States, around 6 million car crashes are reported annually that cause injuries to around 3 million people and take the lives of about 40,000. Per day, approximately 17,000 car crashes happen throughout the country which injures around 7,500 people. About 2% of these wrecks happen in Mississippi.

In the past decade, driver negligence has risen to the top of the list of reasons why the majority of American car accidents occur. Car accidents have also become one of the top causes of American injuries and fatalities. In fact, individuals aged 15-20 most often lose their lives due to car crashes in the United States. Drives who are fatigued, intoxicated, distracted, and traveling at unsafe speeds cause accidents that often end in injuries and fatalities. Suffering injuries in a car wreck is no joke and can completely alter the lives of victims. Crash victims usually end up stuck in the hospital where they must endure medical care that is overwhelming, expensive, and exhausting. The average cost of recovering from a serious car crash injury ranges in the tens of thousands of dollars. 

At Mama Justice, our Hancock County car crash attorneys have pver 30 years of experience helping crash victims and their loved ones get their lives back on track after severe accidents. We can help you collect compensation for lost wages, vehicle repairs, medical bills, and even pain, suffering, emotional turmoil, and more. Contact our law firm at 662-262-6264 to talk to an attorney about how we can help you recover. We do not charge any fees up front or out of pocket, and only require payment if you are able to collect compensation for your losses and damages. Our main goal is to help you financially recover so you can focus on your physical and mental well-being.

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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.


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