Jackson, MS (May 7, 2023) – Eight people suffered injuries after a vehicle collision in Jackson on the morning of Friday, May 5. The incident occurred after a police chase issued by Pearl police officers.
The incident occurred at approximately 1:00 a.m. on Friday when a police officer attempted to stop a red Dodge Charger without a license plate. The Charger ran from police who then pursued the vehicle.
The chase ended at the intersection of Raymond Road and Ellis Avenue with the Charger crashing into a Jeep occupied by six juveniles. Two individuals who were inside the charger and the six young people inside the Jeep all sustained injuries.
They were transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center for treatment. Their identities and current health conditions have not been reported at this time.
The six individuals inside the Jeep were all under the age of 18, according to reports. Officers with the Jackson Police Department blocked traffic at the scene of the accident, however, the Mississippi Highway Patrol were called to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims in hopes of a full recovery.
Mississippi Car Crashes
In the United States, car accidents are among the leading reasons unintentional injuries and fatalities occur. The chance of sustaining an injury in a car crash throughout your lifetime is high, particularly if you reside in the United States. Despite how often auto accidents occur, no one is ever prepared to deal with the aftermath and damages that follow.
The damages that result from your crash may vary depending on the severity and nature of the incident and the extent of your losses. It may also rely on the degree of negligence that was displayed.
The following damages are generally found in car crash cases involving serious bodily harm. This list is not exhaustive, and you may be eligible to seek compensation for basically any expense you incurred related to your crash.
Some of the simplest to calculate include medical bills, compensation for ambulance rides, surgery costs, medical device expenses, hospital transportation, prescription drug costs, and more.
The more severe your injuries, the higher your medical bills will be. Typically, you can recover the financial losses related to your physical recovery via a personal injury claim or lawsuit.
In addition to vehicle repairs, lost pay, property damage, punitive damages, and pain and suffering, a traffic collision may result in a variety of other damages. A Jackson car accident attorney can help you evaluate the total cost of your losses and the amount of financial compensation you might anticipate.
Dealing with the insurance company may be quite stressful, so we’re here to assist you. We will negotiate a complete and fair settlement with the insurance company so that you get the funds necessary to recuperate.
Call our legal office as soon as possible at (662) 262-6264 to learn how we may assist you.
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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.