Hinds County, MS (April 22, 2023) – On the night of April 21, a serious car accident occurred on an interstate in Hinds County that ended in injuries and delays. Local police say the accident took place at around 11:17 p.m.
Authorities and paramedics went to the crash site on Interstate 55 at Woodrow Wilson Avenue. All southbound lanes were blocked while emergency responders were present in the area, resulting in significant traffic delays.
Police in Hinds County continue to investigate the details of the accident. No other information is available to report at this time.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery.
Mississippi Car Wrecks
Statistics show that car crashes in the state of Mississippi happen constantly, about 300 times per day, or approximately 100,000 times per year. These accidents cause over 60,000 individuals to sustain serious injuries and end the lives of roughly 1,000 each year. Car crashes can happen for many different reasons, including but not limited to car problems, bad weather, and negligence/error. Currently, the leading cause of car crashes in the United States is speeding, which causes more than 11,000 people to lose their lives annually.
In 2021, the main contributing factors to American car crashes were improper turning, distracted driving, and speeding. These three forms of driver negligence caused numerous collisions in Mississippi in 2021. Driver negligence causes serious crashes that end in injuries and fatalities every single day in the United States. In the past decade, it has risen to the top of the list of reasons people get hurt throughout the country.
When you or someone you love are injured by driver negligence, you possess the legal right toward financial compensation for your injuries and losses. The negligent party who caused your accident also needs to be held liable for their actions. You may be faced with emotional trauma and painful injuries while worrying about the financial aspect of your accident. Allow an attorney to help you recover financial compensation that can help you pay for all of the costs that stem from your collision.
A Hinds County car accident attorney is an excellent advocate to have on your side when the insurance companies attempt to take advantage of your situation.The insurance company just wants to close out your case as cheaply and quickly as possible. Don’t get taken advantage of; an attorney will help you deal with them.
Contact the law office of Mama Justice to speak with a skilled attorney about your personal injury claim. A lawyer can help you financially recover, so you’re able to focus on your physical and mental health. We charge no upfront or out-of-pocket fees unless you’re able to collect compensation for your injuries and losses. Contact our firm at (888) 484-1476 to talk to a lawyer about your case.
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Disclaimer: We 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.