Hattiesburg, MS – Car Wreck on I-59 Results in Injuries near MS 42

Hattiesburg, MS (February 13, 2023) – On the afternoon of February 13, a car crash happened in Hattiesburg that ended in injuries. Sources say the collision occurred shortly before 5:00 p.m.

Emergency responders were sent to the scene on Interstate 59 in order to help those involved. At least one individual was in need of medical treatment at the scene. 

Extensively injured patients were transported to area hospitals by ambulance. All lanes of the road were blocked while emergency crews worked to control the site of the crash. 

Delays in traffic were observed on the interstate for some time on Monday evening. Little information is currently available to report concerning the accident. 

We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims. 

Mississippi Car Accidents

 Hattiesburg, MS - Car Wreck on I-59 Results in Injuries near MS 42Every day, car accidents that cause injuries occur in Mississippi. On average, more than 300 car crashes are reported daily in the Magnolia State. Over 125,000 car crashes are reported per year in Mississippi that injure approximately 55,000 individuals and end the lives of over 1,000 people yearly. 

Across the United States, more than 3 million people sustain injuries each year in car wrecks, while close to 40,000 are killed. 

Currently, car accidents are most often caused by:

  • Fatigue
  • Distraction
  • Intoxication
  • Speeding

Sustaining serious injuries in a car crash can be very difficult and overwhelming. You may be stuck recovering in the hospital for days, weeks, or longer while the bills continue to accumulate, and you are unable to work and make a living. Your vehicle may require expensive repairs or be totally replaced due to damages caused by the crash. Your medical care may extend long-term, resulting in even more bills. Some of the most commonly seen injuries that result from severe car crashes include: 

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

If you have been seriously injured in a collision caused by a negligent driver, you may have legal options that can help you financially recover. Working with a personal injury attorney can help you get the financial compensation you need and deserve during this difficult time.

The car accident lawyers in Hattiesburg at Mama Justice have over thirty years of skilled experience helping the victims of car accidents to protect and exercise their right toward compensation. Our lawyers can help you financially recover if you have been hurt by driver negligence. We will put together a solid legal claim for you so you can get the compensation needed to get your life back on track.

Call our law firm at (662) 262-6264 to find out 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 were not taken at the actual accident scene.


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