Horn Lake, MS (April 6, 2023) – On the afternoon of April 6, a car crash was reported to officials in Horn Lake. The wreck caused injuries and traffic delays on Interstate 55 for an extended period of time on Thursday.
According to reports, the accident happened on Interstate 55 near Church Road in DeSoto County. All southbound lanes of the interstate were blocked while emergency crews worked in the area.
At least one person suffered injuries in the crash. Paramedics helped injured parties at the scene and transported them to local hospitals as necessary.
At this time, no one involved has been identified to the public. Authorities in Horn Lake are still investigating the circumstances of the incident.
We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries.
Mississippi Car Accidents
Automobile collisions have grown commonplace in the United States. They occur almost 17,000 times every day. Each year, about 6 million automobile accidents occur in the country, resulting in between 3 and 4 million injuries. In a recent year, nearly 4.4 million individuals were wounded severely enough to need hospitalization. Over 100,000 automobile collisions are recorded yearly in Mississippi, resulting in more than 50,000 injuries. Sadly, more than one thousand individuals every year are killed in these accidents.
A major car crash may drastically alter your life. Depending on the circumstances of the collision, an auto accident attorney might be of tremendous assistance in the aftermath of a crash. You may be forced to pay past-due medical bills, auto repairs, and other expenses. If the accident was not your fault, you might be entitled to cash compensation to assist you in paying for any related expenses.
A serious injury sustained in a collision may include the following:
- Internal organ damage
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Broken bones
Unfortunately, the majority of traffic accidents in the United States are caused by irresponsible drivers. The definition of negligent driving is any activity that diverts your attention from the road. Negligent driving behaviors include using a mobile phone, conversing with others in the vehicle, and driving when inebriated, too sleepy, or at hazardous speeds. In the United States, several sorts of driver irresponsibility cause millions of vehicle accidents each year. Hundreds of thousands of these collisions occur throughout Mississippi.
If you were recently wounded in an automobile accident caused by another driver’s carelessness, you should consult with an auto accident attorney who can assist you in resuming your life. A lawyer can help you submit a claim for personal injury and get financial compensation for your sustained losses and damages.
Mama Justice’s Horn Lake auto accident lawyers have worked for over two decades to aid in the recovery of accident victims. If you believe that a careless driver caused your accident, you should contact our legal office as soon as possible to begin filing a personal injury claim. For further information, please get in touch with our office at (662) 262- 6264.
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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.