Hernando, MS (December 6, 2022) – Authorities in DeSoto County are investigating the details of an accident that happened on December 6. Shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, vehicles collided on US 51.
At least one person was hurt in the accident that took place on US 51 near MS 302. Paramedics, police, and fire crews were dispatched to the wreck scene to help the involved parties.
The scene blocked all lanes of the road for several hours on Tuesday afternoon, causing significant traffic delays. Local drivers were advised to use alternative routes of travel while crews worked in the area.
At this time, the total number of injured victims has not been reported. Police in Hernando continue to investigate the details of the incident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims. We hope for their full recovery.
Mississippi Car Crashes
Residents of Mississippi lose about $861 million in car accidents and motor vehicle crash-related deaths each year. Yet, these numbers fail to account for the massive burden placed upon car accident victims and their family members.
Each year, more than 30,000 individuals lose their lives in car crashes. The survivors of car wrecks and their families may need to undergo months to years of rehab, miss important time at work leading to financial stress, and may have to deal with other difficulties due to changes in their lifestyle after a collision. If you or someone you love has been injured in a car crash in Mississippi, Mama Justice is here for you.
Seeking the appropriate medical care is extremely important after you’ve been injured in an accident. A car crash can leave victims and their families with numerous challenges. Families may be without an important source of income if a family member requires a lengthy hospital stay in order to recover from an injury. Most families will struggle to handle the steep medical bills they acquire due to an auto accident.
You may wonder whether you qualify for financial compensation due to your recent crash. If you were seriously injured, it is a smart move to speak with a car crash lawyer in Hernando who can help you recover. While each case is unique, driver negligence is the most common cause of auto accidents in the United States today. If your crash was caused by a negligent driver, you are most likely eligible to collect compensation for the losses and damages you face. Some different types of driver negligence include:
- Aggressive behavior/road rage
- Unsafe lane changes
- Following too closely
- Improper passing
- Running red lights
- Ignoring turn signals
If you or someone you love has sustained injuries in a car crash in Mississippi, you likely have numerous concerns. Allow the skilled and experienced car crash attorneys at Mama Justice to help you answer any/all questions you may have concerning your crash. We will also help you collect full and fair financial compensation so you can get your life back on track.
No one deserves to have to pay for injuries they did not cause. You can reach our law office by calling (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can help you in your time of need.
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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.