Jackson, MS – Auto Accident on MS 471 near Coon Hunters Rd Causes Injuries

Jackson, MS (January 26, 2023) – A car accident was reported to police in Rankin County on the evening of January 25. Shortly after 7:00 p.m., emergency crews were sent to the scene of the accident on MS 471. 

Sources say the collision occurred on MS 471 before Coon Hunters Road. All lanes of the roadway were blocked while emergency crews worked in the area. 

One or more people were in need of emergency medical care on-site. Currently, however, the extent of the injuries suffered in the collision has not been reported. 

Delays in traffic ensued in the area for some time on the night of January 25 while emergency crews worked on the road. Police urged local drivers to use different travel routes while the site was active with responders. 

We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. 

No further information has been reported at this time. 

Mississippi Auto Accidents

Mississippi Auto AccidentsIn the United States, car crashes are a leading cause of serious injuries and fatalities. More than 40,000 individuals were killed in 2021 due to car crashes in the United States. This is approximately 10% higher than the previous year, and the largest yearly increase in fatalities recorded, according to the National Highway Traffic Association. The truth of just how hazardous vehicles can be often gets overlooked due to how common the use of cars and other vehicles is in American society.

Each year, tens of thousands of Mississippi residents sustain injuries due to car wrecks. More than 1,000 people reportedly lose their lives in auto ccrashes each year in Mississippi. Though no one looks forward to getting hurt in a car crash, these incidents occur constantly. Throughout the United States, approximately 13 auto collisions are reported per minute. About 27% of all car wrecks end in injuries, which is equal to about three injury accidents every 60 seconds. 

Estimates by car insurance companies state that the odds of you becoming involved in an auto accident during a trip traveling about 1,000 miles are approximately 1 in 366. The average American driver files an insurance claim involving a car accident once every 18 years. When you or a loved one of yours is hurt in a car accident, it is important to be able to determine how the wreck occurred. If you find out that it was another person who caused it, they need to be held responsible for their actions so you can receive financial compensation to help you recover.

A car crash lawyer in Jackson can help you gather financial compensation for the damages and injuries you may be facing in relation to your crash. When you’re hurt in a car crash, you are faced with a wide range of different bills, debilitating injuries, and emotional stress. You don’t have to conquer this all by yourself. A personal injury lawyer will help you recover so you can get your life back. 

The team of lawyers at Mama Justice work to help our clients learn about their legal rights toward financial compensation. Insurance companies would rather you didn’t know that you’re entitled to the maximum compensation available to you. Especially when another person is responsible for the crash that caused your injuries.

Dial our office at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how we can help you.

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