Jackson, MS (February 24, 2023) – A major car crash happened in Jackson on the morning of February 23. Shortly before 9:30 a.m., the incident was reported to authorities in the area who went to the scene shortly thereafter.
Police, EMTs, and fire crews were observed rendering aid at the crash site on MS 18 near Maddox Road. An unspecified number of cars collided in the area and caused injuries.
Medics rendered emergency aid to those who were seriously hurt at the scene. At this time, the total number of injured crash victims has not been reported.
Delays in traffic were seen near Maddox Road on MS 18 for some time on Thursday morning. Police are still working to determine the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims.
Mississippi Car Accidents
In Mississippi, hundreds of thousands of auto accidents happen every year which causes tens of thousands of people to become injured. Sadly, over 1,000 people lose their lives per year in Mississippi car accidents. These accidents happen for numerous reasons, however, the most common reason they occur is driver negligence. Speeding, intoxication, distraction, and fatigue are the four main types of driver negligence seen on American roadways that lead to millions of vehicle collisions per year.
Injuries often result from auto accidents caused by negligence. In fact, over 40% of the time, in American car accidents, someone sustains an injury of some kind. Being hurt in a car wreck can be difficult and overwhelming. Dealing with pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, stress, anxiety, depression, and more may be weighing on your mind while you also worry about how you’re going to pay for the care you need to recover.
Injured crash victims who know their accidents were caused by negligence usually work with car crash attorneys who can help them recover. A car accident lawyer in Jackson can help you file a personal injury claim for compensation so you can get money to help you recover. Vehicle repair costs, medical bills, lost earnings, and more may be compensated for when you file a claim with an attorney.
Driver negligence has become a prevalent issue in the United States throughout the past ten years. Drivers are continuing to drive while distracted, fatigued, intoxicated, and speeding at more frequent rates, causing more severe and fatal accidents than ever. When you or someone you love sustain an injury in a traffic collision caused by a negligent driver, you deserve to be able to recover compensation for your damages.
No one deserves to sustain injuries due to the actions of a negligent driver. People who are injured in negligently caused accidents are often more severely injured than those who are injured in other types of crashes.
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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.