Hattiesburg, MS (April 11, 2023) – A car crash was reported to police in Hattiesburg on the afternoon of Tuesday, April 11. Reports show the accident occurred at around 3:51 p.m. between an unspecified number of cars.
Emergency crews were sent to the scene shortly after the incident happened to help the people involved. Sources say the accident occurred on US 49 near McLaurin Road in Forrest County.
One or more injured parties were rendered aid by paramedics at the crash scene. Paramedics transported those with severe injuries to area hospitals to receive treatment as necessary.
The roadway was blocked for an extended period of time on Tuesday afternoon, resulting in serious traffic delays. Police urged local drivers to use caution or alternate their travel routes to avoid the scene.
Currently, police in Hattiesburg continue to investigate the details of the incident.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
Mississippi Car Wrecks
Mississippi sees hundreds of thousands of car crashes per year. On average, there are over 130,000 car accidents reported annually that cause tens of thousands of people to become injured. Sadly, more than 1,000 individuals end up losing their lives in serious Mississippi car accidents annually.
Throughout the United States, driver negligence has become the leading cause of auto collisions. In Mississippi specifically, driver distraction, intoxication, and speeding are three main types of driver negligence that lead to thousands of injuries and numerous deaths every year. When a negligent driver causes an injury crash, those who are hurt in the incident are able to work with an attorney who can help them recover financially.
When you or a loved one sustain a serious injury in an accident caused by driver negligence, you need to contact a lawyer who can help you prove your innocence in the cause of the crash. By doing this, you may be eligible to receive compensation for things like medical care, vehicle repair costs, wage loss, and more. Even non-economic damages like pain, suffering, embarrassment, loss of enjoyment of life, and more may be able to be compensated for when you file a personal injury claim with a lawyer.
The car crash attorneys in Hattiesburg from Mama Justice have decades of experience helping injured crash victims successfully collect the maximum compensation available for their injuries and losses. A car crash lawyer will have your best interest in mind when they build you a strong claim for compensation. We will work diligently to ensure that the insurance company doesn’t take advantage of you during this difficult time.
Call our law office at (662) 262-6264 to speak with a skilled lawyer concerning your case and your ability to recover financial compensation.
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