Hinds County, MS – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on I-55 near Siwell Rd

Hinds County, MS (April 16, 2023) – On April 13, the emergency crews were called to the scene of an automobile accident that took place in Hinds County.

The accident was reported at approximately 3:20 p.m. on April 13.

According to officials, vehicles collided on Interstate 55 during the afternoon hours. The incident logs all of the northbound lanes near Exit 85 at Siwell Road. Emergency officials remained at the scene for over an hour as they worked clear the damage to vehicles and debris from the road.

At least one person involved in the crash was injured. Medics rendered aid to the victims before transporting them to area hospitals.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is currently investigating the crash.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Mississippi

Hinds County, MS – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on I-55 near Siwell RdCar accidents in Mississippi are the cause of thousands of injuries every year. Regrettably, there are countless instances where innocent people are hurt as a result of the negligent or careless actions of others. Common causes of accidents that we see here in Mississippi include:

  • Fatigued driving: Operating a vehicle when you are too tired to do so can result in you losing control of your vehicle and crashing into others. Fatigued drivers often weave in and out of their lanes and may not be able to stop in time to avoid collisions while approaching congestion or busy intersections.
  • Failure to obey traffic laws/signs/signal lights: Disregarding any type of traffic control device can have serious consequences for other people sharing the road. Unfortunately, countless people end up suffering serious injuries or losing their lives as a result of drivers who fail to obey traffic laws, signals, and signs while traveling on our state’s roadways.
  • Inexperienced drivers: When drivers are not experienced, they are less likely to be able to make responsible decisions while behind the wheel.
  • Vehicle malfunctions: It is critically important that all components of vehicles continue to function as they are intended to do so. Unfortunately, there are many accidents that are caused by brake failure, tire blowouts, steering problems, and other malfunctions and defects.

If you have been injured as a result of an accident, you may have legal options available. Contact a Hinds County car accident lawyer at once to determine the best course of action moving forward.

Mississippi personal injury attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are committed to helping accident victims get the justice they deserve. Our strategic approach to representing our clients and decades of experience enabling us to help thousands of victims maximize their recoveries has enabled us to make a difference for so many. If you were injured in an accident as a result of another person’s actions, do not hesitate to reach out for legal help today. Contact our experienced personal injury attorneys in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 and let us see what we can do together.

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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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